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Montlivaltia cottreaui

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Taxonomy
Cyclolites cottreaui was named by Collignon (1932). Its type locality is Soaravikely, which is in a Bathonian/Callovian shallow subtidal limestone in Madagascar.

It was recombined as Montlivaltia cottreaui by Alloiteau (1958).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Cyclolites cottreaui Collignon
1958Montlivaltia cottreaui Alloiteau

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
subfamilyMontlivaltiinaeDietrich 1926
genusMontlivaltiaLamouroux 1821
speciescottreaui(Collignon 1932)

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: aragonitesubo
Grouping: solitaryg
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationarysubo
Attached: yessubo
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-05 12:00:16
Modified: 2008-02-05 14:00:16
Source: g = genus, f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008

Age range: base of the Bajocian to the top of the Early/Lower Callovian or 170.30000 to 161.20000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Bajocian171.6 - 168.4Chile Montlivaltia cottreaui (34631 34632)
Bajocian170.3 - 168.3Chile Montlivaltia cottreaui (58739 58741)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7Madagascar (Toliara) Montlivaltia cottreaui (86480)
Late/Upper Bathonian - Early/Lower Callovian167.7 - 161.2Afghanistan Montlivaltia cottreaui (85947)
Late/Upper Bathonian - Early/Lower Callovian167.7 - 161.2Madagascar (Toliara) Montlivaltia cottreaui (86479 type locality: 86481)
Early/Lower Callovian164.7 - 161.2Madagascar Montlivaltia cottreaui (98184)