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Porites furcata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Porites furcata Lamarck

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyPoriticaeGray 1842
familyPoritidaeGray 1842
genusPoritesLink 1807
speciesfurcataLamarck 1816

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: aragonitef
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
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 11:33:30
Modified: 2008-02-04 13:33:30
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Middle Miocene to the top of the Holocene or 15.97000 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (86 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Dominican Republic Porites furcata (124722)
Early/Lower Pliocene - Late/Upper Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Costa Rica Porites furcata (71380 71381 71382 71383 71384 71385 71386 71388 71389 71391 71393 71394 71395 71396 71397 71398 71409)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (Florida) Porites furcata (146874)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Jamaica Porites furcata (34540)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Jamaica Porites furcata (34543)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Netherlands Antilles Porites furcata (41040 41042 41043 41046 41047 41048 41050 41051)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781Costa Rica Porites furcata (71411 71412 71419)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781USA (Florida) Porites furcata (85449)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Netherlands Antilles Porites furcata (41055)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Jamaica Porites furcata (34541)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Bahamas Porites furcata (73656 73667)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Costa Rica Porites furcata (71720 71721 71773 71774)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Panama Porites furcata (73633 120199 120202 120273 120277 120287 120355)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Dominican Republic Porites furcata (75422)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Haiti Porites furcata (60881 75301)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Porites furcata (85457 102948 102949 102952)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Jamaica Porites furcata (80611 80612 176403 176404 176405 176406 176407)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Colombia Porites furcata (102769 102774 102792)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Barbados Porites furcata (102425)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Barbados Porites furcata (102410 102411 102413 102417 102418 102419 102420)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Jamaica (Saint Thomas) Porites furcata (82858)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Mexico (Quintana Roo) Porites furcata (82819)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Netherlands Antilles (Curacao) Porites furcata (102686 102708)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Bahamas Porites furcata (102631 102637 102643 102645 102651)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Florida) Porites furcata (97607 97609 97610)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Panama Porites furcata (165794)