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Astrocoenia incrustans

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Stephanocoenia incrustans was named by Duncan (1863).

It was recombined as Astrocoenia incrustans by Vaughan (1919).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Stephanocoenia incrustans Duncan
1919Astrocoenia incrustans Vaughan

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAstrocoeniidaeKoby 1890
genusAstrocoeniaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesincrustans(Duncan 1863)

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: 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 Late/Upper Eocene to the top of the Early/Lower Miocene or 37.20000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (8 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Eocene56.0 - 33.9Guadeloupe Astrocoenia incrustans (71118)
Eocene56.0 - 33.9Haiti Astrocoenia incrustans (61190)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Panama Astrocoenia incrustans (42490 42492)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Cuba Astrocoenia incrustans (77046)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Jamaica Astrocoenia incrustans (69724)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Jamaica Astrocoenia incrustans (69725 69729)