P. (Pseudocolumnastrea) sp. B

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Photograph: Scale bar is approx. 0.3 cm. Image is of SUI 63678 (Gurabo Formation, Río Gurabo, Dominican Republic. Mio-Pliocene).

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid
Colony Shape: plates; bifacial folia or digitate
Colline Characteristics: rare, rounded
Series Length: short
Series Characteristics: plocoid series
Budding Type: intramural
Corallite Diameter:1.3-1.9 mm
Calical Relief: high, exsert
Calical Surface Shape: round
Septa Per Corallite: 13-19
Relative Septum Thickness: thick
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: trabecular and discontinuous
Wall Structure: synapticulothecal


Late Miocene: Cercado Formation, Dominican Republic.
Late Miocene to Early Pliocene: Gurabo Formation, Dominican Republic.