Undaria agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758).

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Photograph: Scale bar is approx. 1.6 cm. Image is of SUI 63874 (Korbiski, San Blas Islands, Panama. 2 m. Recent.)

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: meandroid
Colony Shape: branching; bifacial folia, unifacial plates or massive
Colline Characteristics: acute
Series Length: moderately long
Series Characteristics: reticulate
Budding Type: intramural
Corallite Diameter: 2.2-3.1 mm
Septa Per Corallite: 17-29
Lobes: none
Columella Structure: trabecualar and discontinuous
Columella Development: prominent
Wall Structure: synapticulothecal

Holotype: Lost.


Late Miocene: Cercado Formation, Dominican Republic; Lirio, Limestone, Mona.
Late Miocene to Early Pliocene: Gurabo Formation, Dominican Republic.
Early Pliocene: Mao Formation, Dominican Republic; Río Banano Formation, Costa Rica.
Early Late Pliocene: Pinecrest Sandstone, Florida.
Late Pliocene: Moin Formation, Costa Rica.
Late Late Pliocene: Clino and Unda cores (BDP), Bahamas; Hope Gate Formation, Old Pera Beds, Jamaica.
Plio-Pleistocene: Clino core (BDP), Bahamas; Moin Formation, Costa Rica.
Middle to Late Pleistocene: Unda core (BDP), Bahamas.
Early Pleistocene: Manchioneal Formation, Jamaica; Clino core (BDP), Bahamas.
Late Pleistocene: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; San Andrés; Key Largo Limestone, Florida; Falmouth Formation, Jamaica.
Recent: Caribbean.

Last updated on February 15, 1997-afb.

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