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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidastraeidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Rhipidastraeidae Eliasova
2002Rhipidastraeidae Baron-Szabo

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865

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: colonialo
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: microcarnivoreo
Diet 2: photosymbiotico
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-27 16:54:46
Modified: 2009-10-09 15:38:42
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Albian to the top of the Early/Lower Turonian or 105.30000 to 89.30000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Mexico (Guerrero) Thalamocaeniopsis mexicanensis (89857 89858)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Czech Republic Rhipidastraea soukupi (35144)