Dichocoenia stokesi Milne Edwards and Haime, 1948.

CC species number = 148

Photograph: Top photo is an SEM photo of an individual corallite with a scale bar of approximately 1 mm.  The bottom photo is an entire colony image with a scale bar of approximately 1 cm.

Synonyms: none.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid
Colony Shape: massive, no pedicel
Series Length: short
Series Characteristics: often three centers
Budding Type: intramural
Corallite Diameter: 3.5-4.5 mm
Coenosteum width: narrow
Coenosteum texture: solid or vesicular
Septal margins: smooth
Lobes: paliform lobes
Columella Structure: trabecular and weak
Wall Structure: septothecal



late Late Pliocene: Old Pera Beds, Jamaica.
Late Pliocene: Moin Formation, Costa Rica.
Pliocene-Pleistocene: Moin Formation, Costa Rica.
Early Pleistocene: Manchioneal Formation, Jamaica.M
Middle to Late Pleistocene: Unda core (BDP), Bahamas.
Late Pleistocene: San Andrés; Key Largo Limestone, Florida; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Recent: Caribbean.

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Last updated on April 28, 1998-vab.