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Preverastraea robusta

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Aulastraeoporidae

Taxonomy
Preverastraea robusta was named by Morycowa and Marcopoulou-Diacantoni (2002). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Agrostylia, Parnassos, which is in an Albian open shallow subtidal limestone in Greece.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Preverastraea robusta Morycowa and Marcopoulou-Diacantoni

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyAulastraeoporidaeAlloiteau 1957
genusPreverastraeaBeauvais 1976
speciesrobusta

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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: Albian or 113.00000 to 100.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Albian113.0 - 100.5Greece Preverastraea robusta (type locality: 74811)