Porites anguillensis Vaughan, 1919.

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid
Colony Shape: massive or plate-shaped
Corallite Distribution: even
Budding Type: extramural
Corallite Diameter: 1.8-2.0 mm
Calical Relief: intermediate, 0.3-0.5 mm in elevation
Septa Per Corallite: 12
Relative Septum Length: short ventral septa
Lobes: paliform
Number of Pali 5-6
Palar Ring: wide, > 40% (short ventral septa)
Columella Structure: trabecular and discontinuous
Columella Development: strong (columella>pali)
Wall Structure: synapticulothecal
Single or Compound Wall: compound, formed by >2 trabeculae


late Early Miocene: Emperador Limestone, Panama; Anguilla Formation, Anguilla