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Isastrea alimena

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Prionastraea alimena was named by d'Orbigny (1849).

It was recombined as Isastrea alimena by Beauvais (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Prionastraea alimena d'Orbigny
1966Isastrea alimena Beauvais

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
genusIsastrea(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851)
speciesalimena(d'Orbigny 1849)

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: 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 11:59:19
Modified: 2008-02-05 13:59:19
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008

Age range: base of the Bajocian to the top of the Bathonian or 170.30000 to 166.10000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bajocian170.3 - 168.3Switzerland Isastrea alimena (162373)
Bathonian168.3 - 166.1Switzerland (Jura) Isastrea alimena (86627)