Stylophora sp. A.

CC species number = 6

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Photograph: Scale bar is approx. 5 cm. Image is of CCD MP23.

Holotype: None.

Morphologic Description

Character State
Colony Form plocoid
Colony Shape branching
Colony Size branches 2-3 cm thick (*)
Colony Surface smooth (*)
Budding Type mostly extramural
Corallite Diameter 1.2-1.5 mm (*)
Calical Surface Shape circular
Calical Rim flattened
Coenosteum Width narrow, << corallite diameter (*)
Coenosteum Surface granulations, faint grooves
Septa Per Corallite 6 primary
Columella Structure styliform
Columella Development moderate
Wall Structure septothecal


  • Early Late Pliocene: Pinecrest Sandstone, Florida.

  • Last updated on February 15, 1997-afb.

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