Diploria sp. A.

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Photograph: Scale bar is approx. 1 cm.

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: meandroid
Colony Shape: massive
Colline Characteristics: grooved
Budding Type: intramural
Corallite Diameter: 5.5-7.0 mm
Coenosteum Width: >2.0 mm
Septa Per Cm: ~15 (no minor septa)
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: trabecular and continuous
Wall Structure: septothecal
Single or Compound Wall: single



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