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Isastrea crassa

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Agaricia crassa was named by Goldfuss (1826).

It was recombined as Confusastrea crassa by d'Orbigny (1850); it was recombined as Isastrea crassa by Koby (1885).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Agaricia crassa Goldfuss
1850Confusastrea crassa d'Orbigny
1885Isastrea crassa Koby

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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)
speciescrassa(Goldfuss 1826)

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 Callovian to the top of the Early/Lower Tithonian or 166.10000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections (21 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Georgia Isastrea crassa (85937)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Switzerland Isastrea crassa (85959)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Georgia Isastrea crassa (85908)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Poland Isastrea crassa (68365 68366 68367)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany (Lower Saxony) Isastrea crassa (23909 23910 23911 23912 23913 23917 23918 23923 23924)
Middle Oxfordian - Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany (Niedersachsen) Isastrea crassa (31437)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian161.2 - 152.1Russian Federation (Karachayevo-Cherkesiya) Isastrea crassa (89995)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Azerbaijan Confusastrea crassa (78466)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Spain Isastrea crassa (34624)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Isastrea crassa (23904)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Baden-Wurttemberg) Isastrea crassa (23887)