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Ovalastraea heckeri

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Ovalastraea heckeri was named by Kuzmicheva (1982). Its type locality is Kul'dzhuktau Mountains, Kyzylkum, which is in an Aptian marine horizon in Uzbekistan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Ovalastraea heckeri Kuzmicheva

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusOvalastraead'Orbigny 1849

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: Late/Upper Aptian or 122.46000 to 112.03000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Uzbekistan Ovalastraea heckeri (type locality: 85420)