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Microphyllia macropora

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Oulophyllia macropora was named by d'Orbigny (1850).

It was recombined as Microphyllia macropora by Beauvais (1988).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Oulophyllia macropora d'Orbigny
1988Microphyllia macropora Beauvais

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusMicrophylliad'Orbigny 1849
speciesmacropora(d'Orbigny 1850)

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: stationaryo
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: 2008-01-28 06:50:30
Modified: 2008-01-28 08:50:30
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Aalenian to the top of the Kimmeridgian or 175.60000 to 152.10000 Ma

Collections (5 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Aalenian175.6 - 171.6Thailand Microphyllia macropora (79542)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Poland Microphyllia macropora (68371 68376)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Russian Federation (Karachayevo-Cherkesiya) Microphyllia macropora (89995)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Poland Microphyllia macropora (68369)