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Diploria zambensis


Diploria zambensis Budd & Johnson, 1999

Holotype:
NMB D6018; Early Pliocene, Gurabo Formation, Rio Cana, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic.

Species Morphological Description:
Coenosteum: wide (> valley width); Columella width: 1/2; Number of septal cycles: >4; Symmetry of bud geometry: multi-directional; Calice or valley width: medium (5-10mm); Colony size: small (<10cm); Relative septa thickness: equal; Relative costae thickness: equal; Continuity of costae: discontinuous; Septal lobes: absent; Paliform lobes: absent; Columella continuity: continuous; Wall structure: septothecal; Double or single wall: single; Meander series sinuosity: gently curved; Attachment of skeleton: attached; Epitheca: reduced; Wall development between buds: most; Calice relief: medium (2-4mm); Calicular platform shape: u-shaped; Exothecal dissepiments: present; Septal spacing (per 5mm): 6-12; Endothecal dissepiments: few;


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Specimen Details:
Diploria zambensis Budd & Johnson, 1999
Specimen: Holotype NMB D6018
Image Type: light
Image view: colony;
Scale: 5 mm
Reference: Budd and Johnson 1998, pl.7, f.1
Locality: Early Pliocene, Gurabo Formation, NMB 16817, Rio Cana, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic

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Specimen Details:
Diploria zambensis Budd & Johnson, 1999
Specimen: Holotype NMB D6018
Image Type: light
Image view: calice;
Scale: 1 mm
Reference: Budd and Johnson 1998, pl.7, f.6
Locality: Early Pliocene, Gurabo Formation, NMB 16817, Rio Cana, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic

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Specimen Details:
Diploria zambensis Budd & Johnson, 1999
Specimen: Paratype NMB D5788
Image Type: thin section
Image view: transverse;
Scale: 1 mm
Reference: Budd and Johnson 1998, pl.8, f.2
Locality: Early Pliocene, Gurabo Formation, NMB 16817, Rio Cana, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic

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Distribution:
Late Miocene
Gurabo Formation.
       Rio Gurabo, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic, central Caribbean.
Early Pliocene
Gurabo Formation. Rio Cana, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic, central Caribbean.
Mao Formation.
       Rio Cana, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic, central Caribbean.
Early Pliocene - Late Pliocene
Mao Formation.
       Rio Cana, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic, central Caribbean.
       Rio Gurabo, Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic, central Caribbean.
Seroe Domi Formation. St. Michiel ridges, Curacao, south Caribbean.
Late Pliocene
Bowden Formation. Bowden Shell Beds, Bowden, Jamaica, central Caribbean.
La Gruta Formation. Isla Bastimentos, Bocas del Toro, Panama, southwest Caribbean.