Madracis sp. C.

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CC species number = 21.7

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Photograph: Scale Bar is approx. 0.5 cm. Image of specimens from Brazo Seco, Costa Rica. Pliocene.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid to subcerioid
Colony Shape: branching, often bent
Colony Size: thin branches; 5-7 mm thick
Budding Type: mostly extramural
Corallite Diameter: 1.0 mm
Calical Surface Shape: strongly polygonal
Septa Per Corallite: 10 primary
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: styliform
Wall Structure: septothecal


Early Pliocene: Brazo Seco, Costa Rica.