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Porites macdonaldi

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Taxonomy
Porites macdonaldi was named by Vaughan (1919). It is not extant. Its type locality is Vaughn Station 601 - Empire [Emperador Limestone], which is in an Aquitanian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Culebra Formation of Panama.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Porites macdonaldi Vaughan

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

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 Chattian to the top of the Early/Lower Pleistocene or 28.10000 to 0.78100 Ma

Collections (31 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Mexico (Chiapas) Porites macdonaldi (31271)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Panama Porites macdonaldi (60259 60261 60262 60264 type locality: 124533)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Jamaica Porites macdonaldi (69725 69729)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Colombia Porites macdonaldi (73796)
Burdigalian - Serravallian20.44 - 11.62Anguilla Porites macdonaldi (22971 22972 22973 124703)
Late/Upper Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene11.608 - 3.6Dominican Republic Porites macdonaldi (93719 93721 93794)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Bahamas Porites macdonaldi (73642 73645)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Dominican Republic Porites macdonaldi (84966 93797 94000 94001 94094)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Panama Porites macdonaldi (120392)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Dominican Republic Porites macdonaldi (93736 94007)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Dominican Republic Porites macdonaldi (93735 93997 93998 94004)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Panama Porites macdonaldi (120285)