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Plesiastrea versipora

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Astrea versipora was named by Lamarck (1816). It is extant.

It was recombined as Favia versipora by Matthai (1914); it was recombined as Orbicella versipora by Vaughan (1918); it was recombined as Plesiastrea versipora by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Astrea versipora Lamarck
1914Favia versipora Matthai
1918Orbicella versipora Vaughan
2008Plesiastrea versipora Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusPlesiastreaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesversipora(Lamarck 1816)

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: colonialsubo
Clonal: yessubo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yessubo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: microcarnivoref
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2009-10-10 08:25:59
Modified: 2009-12-16 11:54:53
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Holocene or 20.44000 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (44 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Fiji Plesiastrea versipora (124829)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Fiji Plesiastrea versipora (124831)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Papua New Guinea (East New Britain) Plesiastrea versipora (124824)
Late/Upper Miocene - Pliocene11.608 - 2.588Indonesia Orbicella versipora (109219 109444)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Fiji Plesiastrea versipora (124832 124833)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Egypt Plesiastrea versipora (96758)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Indonesia Favia versipora (71079) Plesiastrea versipora (108772 108774 108775 108777)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Papua New Guinea Plesiastrea versipora (42736)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Indonesia (South Sulawesi) Plesiastrea versipora (124789 124792)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Indonesia Plesiastrea versipora (104657)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Japan Orbicella versipora (63137 63138)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Pitcairn Plesiastrea versipora (85105 85106)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126New Caledonia Plesiastrea versipora (89432)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan (Okinawa) Plesiastrea versipora (62783)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Australia (Queensland) Plesiastrea verispora (80795)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan Plesiastrea versipora (88041 88043)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Japan Plesiastrea versipora (88595 88596)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Papua New Guinea Plesiastrea versipora (103253 103263 103267 103269)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117New Caledonia Plesiastrea versipora (90042 90052 90055)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Australia (Yorke Peninsula) Plesiastrea versipora (193422 193423 193424)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Kenya Plesiastrea versipora (63179)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117Japan Plesiastrea versipora (89236)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Pakistan Plesiastrea versipora (192911 192912)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Japan (Chiba) Plesiastrea versipora (97528)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Japan Plesiastrea versipora (96956)