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Rhipidogyra elegans

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Rhipidogyra elegans was named by Koby (1888).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Rhipidogyra elegans Koby

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyRhipidogyridaeKoby 1905
subfamilyRhipidogyrinaeKoby 1905
genusRhipidogyraMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
specieselegansKoby 1888

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.

Rhipidogyra elegans Koby 1888
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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 (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Ukraine Rhipidogyra elegans (67868)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Georgia (South Ossetia) Rhipidogyra elegans (90002)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal Rhipidogyra elegans (34663)
Late/Upper Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Czech Republic Rhipidogyra elegans (36533)