Pseudodiploria clivosa Ellis and Solander 1786 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combinations: Diploria clivosa, Madrepora clivosa, Maeandra clivosa, Maeandrina clivosa, Platygyra clivosa

Belongs to Pseudodiploria according to A. F. Budd et al. 2012

See also Weisbord 1974

Sister taxon: Pseudodiploria strigosa

Type specimen: SUI 122807

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (8 collections), Barbados (2), Cayman Islands (11), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands Antilles (25), Panama (9), United States (5: Florida), Virgin Islands (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (3), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (5), the Netherlands Antilles (10)

• Miocene of the Netherlands Antilles (1), Panama (3)

Total: 91 collections each including a single occurrence

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