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Clausastrea bolzei

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Clausastrea bolzei was named by Alloiteau (1960). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Djebel Cheid, which is in an Aptian marine horizon in Tunisia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Clausastrea bolzei Alloiteau

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
genusClausastread'Orbigny 1850

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 Aptian to the top of the Campanian or 125.00000 to 72.10000 Ma

Collections (7 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Barremian - Early/Lower Aptian129.4 - 122.46Serbia and Montenegro Clausastrea bolzei (74799)
Barremian - Aptian129.4 - 113.0Slovenia Clausastrea bolzei (68728)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Greece Clausastrea bolzei (34719 60375)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Tunisia Clausastrea bolzei (type locality: 87798)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Greece Clausastrea bolzei (60373)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Spain Clausastrea bolzei (31572)