Isophyllia sinuosa (Ellis and Solander, 1786).

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CC species number = 163

Photograph: Scale bar is approx. 1 cm.

Synonyms: None


Colony Form: meandroid
Colony Shape: massive
Budding Type: intramural
Valley Width: 20-25 mm
Septa Per Cm: 7-10
Septa Continuity: septa continue between valleys
Septal Teeth: large and prominent
Columella Structure: trabecular and discontinuous (trabecular linkage between centers)
Wall Structure: parathecal


early Late Pliocene: Pinecrest Sandstone, Florida.
Late Pleistocene: San Andrés; Key Largo Limestone, Florida; Falmouth Formation, Jamaica; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Recent: Caribbean.

Last updated on February 15, 1997-afb.

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