Leptoseris cailleti (Duchassaing and Michelotti, 1866).

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Photograph: Scale bar is 0.25 cm. Image is of SUI 63706 (Gurabo Formation, R&iacuteo Gurabo, Dominican Republic. Mio-Pliocene).

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: meandroid
Colony Shape: small digitate folia
Colline Characteristics: may be rounded on the proximal edge
Series Length: short or absent
Budding Type: intramural
Corallite Diameter: 1.6-2.3 mm
Calical Relief: proximally high, proximally exsert
Septa Per Corallite: 15-22
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: trabecular and discontinuous
Columella Development: weak
Wall Structure: synapticulothecal


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