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Rhizangia aotearoa

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

Rhizangia aotearoa was named by Squires (1962). Its type locality is Chatton, which is in a Duntroonian/Waitakian marginal marine horizon in the Chatton Formation of New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Rhizangia aotearoa Squires

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyRhizangiidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusRhizangiaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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: aragonitesubo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-29 09:32:02
Modified: 2004-02-29 11:32:02
Source: g = genus, f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Wells 1956, Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008

Age range: base of the Duntroonian to the top of the Waitakian or 27.30000 to 21.70000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Duntroonian - Waitakian27.3 - 21.7New Zealand (Southland) Rhizangia aotearoa (type locality: 85539)