Pocillopora arnoldi Vaughan, 1919.

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CC species number = 13

Photograph: Scale bar is approx. 3 mm. Image is of holotype (USNM 324782).

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid
Colony Shape: branching
Colony Size: branches < 1cm thick
Budding Type: mostly extramural
Corallite Diameter: 1.0-1.2 mm
Calical Relief: deep
Coenosteum Width: 0.3-1.0 mm
Septa Per Corallite: 12
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: absent
Wall Structure: septothecal

Holotype: USNM 324782 (USGS locality 6444: La Boca Formation, Panama. Early Miocene).


Late Early Miocene: Emperador Limestone, Panama.