Pocillopora crassoramosa Duncan, 1864.

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CC species number = 15

Photograph: Scale Bar is approx. 1 mm. Image of NMB D6015 (NMB Locality: 16934, Late Miocene).

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid
Colony Shape: branching with protuberances
Colony Size: branches > 2 cm thick
Budding Type: Mostly extramural
Corallite Diameter: approx. 1.0 mm
Calical Relief: deep
Coenosteum Width: 0.3 mm
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: none
Wall Structure: septothecal

Holotype: Unknown.


Late Oligocene: Tabera Group, Dominican Republic.
Early to Middle Miocene: Baitoa Formation.
Late Miocene: Cercado Formation, Dominican Republic.
Late Miocene to Early Pliocene: Gurabo Formation, Dominican Republic.
Early Pliocene: Mao Formation, Dominican Republic; Brazo Seco, Costa Rica.
Late Pliocene: Moin Formation, Costa Rica.
Late Late Pliocene: Old Pera Beds, Jamaica.