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KimTexan
On 10/7/2012 at 11:31 PM, astron said:

late miocene Crete island, Greece, favites sp. coral bearing some juvenile scleractinian corals of another type onto it.

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Those babies are just so cute!!!

This is very informative too. I guess the little gametes (or whatever baby coral are called) didn’t want to leave home so they just started up their new residence right on top of the parents dwelling.

I hope my kids at least move out or a few blocks over. 

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Pachy

Funginellastraea heberti Tournouer 1872 Eocene (Bartonian) NE Spain.

 

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It shows six cycles of septa compact. Large trabeculae. Septa of younger cycles are short and was conected to the septa of preceding ones. Septa distal edge strongly dentated and lateral face of septa with granules. Septa thinner towards the center. Synapticulae absent.

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pierrette

Octocoral, Parisis VERRILL,1864. Eastern South-Pyrenean Basin. Priabonian. Internode in matrix. 

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