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Pocillopora palmata Palmer, 1928

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Fossil species recorded from the Late Pleistocene (c.126-11.7ka).

 

Distribution

Caribbean

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Budd, A. F., Stemann, T. A. and Johnson, K. G. (1994). Stratigraphic distributions of genera and species of Neogene to recent Carribean reef corals. Journal of Paleontology 68(5): 951-977.

T. Inskipp, S. Ferriss, J. O’Carroll and T. Garstecki. 2005. Checklist of fish and invertebrates listed in the CITES appendices and in EC Regulation No. 338/97, 7th edition. In UNEP-WCMC (ed.), JNCC Report 379:1-327.

Pandolfi, John M., Jackson, Jeremy B. C. and Geister, Jörn. (2001). Geologically Sudden Extinction of Two Widespread Late Pleistocene Caribbean Reef Corals, pp. 120-156. In: Jackson, Jeremy B. C., Lidgard, Scott and McKinney, Frank K. (eds.). Evolutionary Patterns: Growth, Form, and Tempo in the Fossil Record. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press.

Toth, Lauren T. et al. (2015). A new record of the Late Pleistocene coral Pocillopora palmata from the Dry Tortugas, Florida Reef Tract, USA. PALAIOS 30(12): 827-835. [Abstract]

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