Heliopora mexicanae Frost and Langenheim, Jr. 1974

Anthozoa - Helioporacea

Full reference: S. H. Frost and R. L. Langenheim, Jr. 1974. Cenozoic Reef Biofacies. Chicago, Northern Illinois University Press 1-388

Belongs to Heliopora according to S. H. Frost and R. L. Langenheim 1974

Sister taxa: Heliopora bennetti, Heliopora boettgeri, Heliopora lusanovkaensis, Heliopora radiata, Heliopora sparsipora, Heliopora stewarti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Copoya TM-1, which is in a Lutetian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the San Juan Formation of Mexico

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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