Leptoseris sp. B

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Photograph: Scale bar is 0.5 cm. Image is of NMB D5941 (NMB locality 16881; Gurabo Formation, Ca&ntildeada de Zamba, Domincian Republic. Mio-Pliocene).

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: meandroid
Colony Shape: branching; robust and palmate
Colline Characteristics: some high and rounded
Series Length: moderately long or absent
Budding Type: intramural
Corallite Diameter: 3.8-5.6 mm
Calical Relief: high, proximally exsert or in valleys
Septa Per Corallite: 21-33
Relative Septum Thickness: thick
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: trabecular and discontinuous
Columella Development: prominent
Wall Structure: synapticulothecal


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