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Montlivaltia truncata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Caryophyllia truncata was named by Defrance (1817). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Montlivaltia truncata by Pandey et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Caryophyllia truncata Defrance
1977Montlivaltia sioufensis Beauvais and M'Rabet
1985Montlivaltia xizangensis Liao and Xia
2007Montlivaltia truncata Pandey et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
subfamilyMontlivaltiinaeDietrich 1926
genusMontlivaltiaLamouroux 1821
speciestruncata(Defrance 1817)

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: aragonitesubo
Grouping: solitaryg
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationarysubo
Attached: yessubo
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-05 12:00:16
Modified: 2008-02-05 14:00:16
Source: g = genus, f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008

Age range: base of the Kimmeridgian to the top of the Early/Lower Albian or 157.30000 to 109.00000 Ma

Collections (15 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Azerbaijan Montlivaltia truncata (78417 78438)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Russian Federation (Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya) Montlivaltia truncata (89999)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Russian Federation Montlivaltia truncata (90020)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Georgia Montlivaltia truncata (90017)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal Montlivaltia truncata (68602 68815)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal Montlivaltia truncata (34664)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Russian Federation (Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya) Montlivaltia truncata (89994)
Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2Austria Montlivaltia truncata (192209 192222)
Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2Tunisia Montlivaltia truncata, Montlivaltia sioufensis (79219)
Berriasian - Valanginian145.0 - 132.9China (Xizang) Montlivaltia xizangensis (74251 80569)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0Iran (Razavi-Chorasan) Montlivaltia truncata (83393)