Trachyphyllia bilobata Duncan 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Antillia bilobata

Belongs to Trachyphyllia according to A. F. Budd and D. F. McNeill 1998

See also Kiessling 2014

Sister taxa: Trachyphyllia crassa, Trachyphyllia geoffroyi, Trachyphyllia granti, Trachyphyllia sawkinsi, Antillia clarki, Antillia dominicensis, Antillia persica, Antillia poculiformis, Antillia heueri, Antillia turbinata, Antillia dentata, Antillia cristata, Antillia hadleyi

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1 collection), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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