Porites trinitatis Vaughan, 1926.

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid
Colony Shape: massive or plate-shaped
Corallite Distribution: even
Budding Type: extramural
Corallite Diameter: 1.6-1.8 mm
Calical Relief: intermediate, 0.3-0.5 mm in elevation
Septa Per Corallite: 12
Lobes: paliform:
Number of Pali: 6-8
Palar Ring: intermediate, 30-40%
Columella Structure: trabecular and discontinuous
Columella Development: intermediate (columella=pali)
Wall Structure: synapticulothecal
Single or Compound Wall: Single; 1 trabecula

Holotype: USNM 353674 (USGS Locality 8299, Manzanilla Formation, Trinidad. Late Miocene).


Late Miocene: Manzanilla Formation, Trinidad