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Microsolena ornata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Microsolena ornata was named by Koby (1887).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Microsolena ornata Koby

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyMicrosolenidaeKoby 1890
genusMicrosolenaLamouroux 1821
speciesornataKoby 1887

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.

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No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-04 10:53:12
Modified: 2008-02-04 12:53:12
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Bajocian to the top of the Early/Lower Kimmeridgian or 171.60000 to 150.80000 Ma

Collections (18 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aalenian - Bajocian174.1 - 168.3Iran (Tabas Area) Microsolena ornata (41396)
Early/Lower Bajocian171.6 - 168.4Iran Microsolena ornata (73967)
Late/Upper Bajocian - Middle Bathonian171.6 - 164.7Iran (Tabas Area) Microsolena ornata (41408)
Bathonian - Middle Callovian168.3 - 161.2Iran (Tabas Area) Microsolena ornata (41410 41411 41416)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Switzerland (Vaud) Microsolena ornata (86669)
Early/Lower Callovian164.7 - 161.2Iran (Tabas Area) Microsolena ornata (41418)
Middle Callovian - Late/Upper Oxfordian164.7 - 155.7Iran (Tabas Area) Microsolena ornata (41419)
Middle Callovian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian164.7 - 150.8Iran (Tabas Area) Microsolena ornata (41417)
Middle Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Iran (Tabas Area) Microsolena ornata (41422)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Georgia Microsolena ornata (90017)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Slovenia Microsolena ornata (68694)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Portugal Microsolena ornata (68590)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Georgia Microsolena ornata (85931)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Poland Microsolena ornata (133383 133386 133390)