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Acanthogyra columnaris

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Acanthogyra columnaris was named by Ogilvie (1897).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Acanthogyra columnaris Ogilvie
2003Acanthogyra columnaris Pandey and F├╝rsich

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyRhipidogyridaeKoby 1905
subfamilyRhipidogyrinaeKoby 1905
genusAcanthogyraOgilvie 1897
speciescolumnarisOgilvie 1897

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: aragonitef
Grouping: colonialo
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-26 08:39:44
Modified: 2008-01-26 10:39:44
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Oxfordian to the top of the Late/Upper Tithonian or 161.20000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections (7 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Callovian - Late/Upper Oxfordian164.7 - 155.7Iran (Tabas Area) Acanthogyra columnaris (41421)
Middle Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Iran (Tabas Area) Acanthogyra columnaris (41422)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Slovenia Acanthogyra columnaris (68690)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Portugal Acanthogyra columnaris (68590)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Georgia Acanthogyra columnaris (85933)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Poland Acanthogyra columnaris (151577)
Late/Upper Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Czech Republic Acanthogyra columnaris (36533)