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Thamnasteria aspera

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Taxonomy
Thamnastraea aspera was named by Ogilvie (1897). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Thamnasteria aspera by Geyer (1955).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Thamnastraea aspera Ogilvie
1955Thamnasteria aspera Geyer

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyThamnasteriidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusThamnasteriaLeSauvage 1823
speciesaspera(Ogilvie 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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
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: yesf
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-26 10:03:33
Modified: 2008-01-26 12:03:33
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Late/Upper Tithonian or 150.80000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Czech Republic Thamnasteria aspera (36533 36538)