†order Actinostromatida Bogoyavlenskaya 1969 (sponge)

Stromatoporoidea - Actinostromatida

Parent taxon: Stromatoporoidea according to C. W. Stearn et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Aculatostroma, Amnestostroma, Amphiporida, Andenipora, Aulaceridae, Auroria, Clathrodictyida, Clavidictyon, Columna, Diparistomaria, Diplostroma, Drosdoria, Ecclimadictyidae, Edelsteinia, Faciledictyon, Flexiostroma, Forolina, Hexastylostroma, Imponodictyon, Khasaktia, Labechiida, Lamellopora, Lecomptella, Maldeotaina, Mixtusdictyon, Nuratadictyon, Paramphipora, Perplexostroma, Petroidistroma, Plumatalina, Praeidiostroma, Pseudoactinostroma, Pseudostromatoporella, Rackovskia, Sergaelites, Shirdagopora, Stromatodictyon, Stromatoporellida, Stromatoporida, Synthetostroma, Syringostromatida, Trigonostroma, Vicinustachyodes, Vittia, Zeravshanella

Subtaxa: Actinostromatidae Actinostromellidae Densastromatidae Pseudolabechiidae

View classification

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Somalia (3 collections)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (5), Australia (15), Austria (4), Belgium (4), Canada (23: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (10), the Czech Republic (32), France (12), Germany (20), Iran (2), Italy (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (2), Morocco (1), Poland (12), the Russian Federation (10), Spain (31), Tajikistan (5), Thailand (3), United States (7: Alaska, Iowa, Nevada, New York), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (9), Western Sahara (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Virginia)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Canada (14: Manitoba, Quebec), China (1), Estonia (17), Latvia (1), Mongolia (3), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (20), Sweden (10), Tajikistan (3), Ukraine (10), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of China (1), Estonia (4)

Total: 304 collections including 501 occurrences

Show more details