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Astrocoenia gerthi

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Taxonomy
Astrocoenia gerthi was named by Kühn (1933). Its type locality is Mohammabad, which is in a Burdigalian perireef or subreef limestone in the Saidabad Coral Limestone Formation of Iran.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Astrocoenia gerthi Kühn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAstrocoeniidaeKoby 1890
genusAstrocoeniaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesgerthi

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: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-26 09:47:11
Modified: 2008-01-26 11:47:11
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Tortonian or 20.44000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Iran Astrocoenia gerthi (25257)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Iran (Kerman) Astrocoenia gerthi (type locality: 87114)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Israel Astrocoenia gerthi (99604)