P. (Pseudocolumnastrea) sp. A
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Photograph: Scale bar is 0.5 cm. Image is of NMB D5934 (Cercado Formation, Arroyo Bellaco, Dominican Republic. Late Miocene).
Morphologic Description:Colony Form: plocoidColony Shape: branching; robust, bifacial, may be foliaceousColline Characteristics: low and discontinuousSeries Length: some longSeries Characteristics: straight Budding Type: intramural Corallite Diameter: 2.2-3.4 mmCalical Relief: high, slightly exsert Septa Per Corallite:13-24 Relative Septum Thickness: thickRelative Septum Length: longLobes: noneColumella Structure: trabecular and discontinuousColumella Development: strongWall Structure: synapticulothecal
Distribution:Late Miocene: Cercado Formation, Dominican Republic; Unda core (BDP), Bahamas. Late Miocene to Early Pliocene: Gurabo Formation, Dominican Republic. Early Pliocene: Mao Formation, Dominican Republic. Late Late Pliocene: Unda core (BDP), Bahamas.