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Actinastrea plana

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Astrocoenia plana was named by Duncan (1867).

It was recombined as Actinastrea plana by Beauvais (1986) and Prinz (1991).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Astrocoenia plana Duncan
1986Actinastrea plana Beauvais
1991Actinastrea plana Prinz

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyActinastreidae(Alloiteau 1952)
genusActinastread'Orbigny 1849
speciesplana(Duncan 1867)

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: aragonitef
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yesf
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-26 09:44:35
Modified: 2008-01-26 11:44:35
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Hettangian to the top of the Early/Lower Toarcian or 201.30000 to 182.00000 Ma

Collections (5 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3Chile Actinastrea plana (58539)
Angulata201.3 - 196.5United Kingdom (Wales) Actinastrea plana (41816)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8Peru (Arequipa region) Astrocoenia lissoni (38079)
Late/Upper Sinemurian196.5 - 189.6Canada (British Columbia) Actinastrea plana (21251)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Slovenia Actinastrea plana (87258)