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Actinacis barretti

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinacididae

Actinacis barretti was named by Wells (1934). Its type locality is Cambridge [Yellow Limestone Gp], which is in a Lutetian shallow subtidal limestone in Jamaica.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Actinacis barretti Wells
1974Actinacis caribiensis Frost and Langenheim, Jr.
1974Goniopora copoyensis Frost and Langenheim, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyPoriticaeGray 1842
familyActinacididaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusActinacisd'Orbigny 1849

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-04 11:28:52
Modified: 2008-02-04 13:28:52
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Danian to the top of the Early/Lower Miocene or 66.00000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (9 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Danian66.0 - 61.6Puerto Rico Actinacis barretti (87547)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Alabama) Actinacis alabamensis (34652)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Italy Actinacis barretti (24270)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Jamaica Actinacis barretti (type locality: 77035)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Mexico (Chiapas) Actinacis barretti (45920) Actinacis barretti, Actinacis caribiensis, Goniopora copoyensis (85735)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Jamaica Actinacis barretti (69724)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Mexico (Chiapas) Porites anguillensis (31271)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Jamaica Actinacis barretti (69725)