Scolymia lacera Pallas 1766 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora lacera

Belongs to Scolymia according to W. Kiessling 2009

Sister taxa: Scolymia australis, Scolymia cubensis, Scolymia vitiensis, Parascolymia bracherti

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Jamaica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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