Psammocora trinitatis Vaughan in Vaughan and Hoffmeister, 1926.

CC species number = 52

Synonyms: Psammocora wyckoffi Hoffmeister in Vaughan and Hoffmeister, 1926.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: subcerioid
Colony Shape: massive
Budding Type: intramural
Corallite Diameter: 2.0-4.0 mm
Coenosteum Width: 0.5-1.5 mm
Septa Per Corallite: 26-32
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: trabecular and discontinuous
Wall Structure: synapticulothecal

Holotype: USNM 353672 ( USGS Locality 8299 Manzanilla Formation, Trinidad.)


Early to Middle Miocene: Baitoa Formation, Dominican Republic.
Middle Miocene: Brazo Formation, Tamana Formation, Trinidad.
Late Miocene: Manzanilla Formation, Trinidad; Cercado and Gurabo Formations, Dominican Republic; Unda core (BDP), Bahamas.

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