Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848, p. 493

Type Species

Meandrina cerebriformis Lamarck, 1816, p. 246; Original Designation Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Type Specimen: Holotype; MNHN scle102; Verified; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: Habites les mers d’Amérique (Recent)

Meandrina cerebriformis was later synonymized with Madrepora labyrinthiformis Linnaeus (1758), see Matthai (1928).



  • North Africa; Paleocene
  • Western Europe; Eocene
  • Southern Europe; Oligocene
  • Subsaharan Africa; Oligocene
  • Central America; Oligocene
  • Caribbean; Oligocene
  • Caribbean; Miocene - Pliocene
  • Central America; Miocene
  • Caribbean; Miocene
  • South America; Miocene
  • North America, Central America, Caribbean; Pliocene - Pleistocene
  • North America; Pliocene
  • Central America; Pliocene
  • Caribbean; Pliocene
  • North America; Pleistocene
  • Central America; Pleistocene
  • Caribbean; Pleistocene
  • South America; Pleistocene
  • Western Atlantic; Recent
  • North America; Holocene
  • Central America; Holocene
  • Caribbean; Holocene
Cretaceous- Northern Europe (Sweden) Source: Paleobiology database (5/26/12), Veron (2000). Historical distribution: Upper Cretaceous-Recent., Europe-North America-West Indies (Wells, 1956). Distribution contributed by Matthew Tibbits.

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This version was contributed by Ann Budd on 12-Jun-2012 16:59.

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The editor is: Ann Budd

holotype of Meandrina cerebriformis Lamarck
holotype of Meandrina cerebriformis Lamarck
holotype of Meandrina cerebriformis Lamarck
Diploria labyrinthiformis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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