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Pocillopora madreporacea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Alveolites madreporacea was named by Lamarck (1816).

It was recombined as Pocillopora madreporacea by d'Achiardi (1868).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Alveolites madreporacea Lamarck
1868Pocillopora madreporacea d'Achiardi

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyPocilloporidaeGray 1842
genusPocilloporaLamarck 1816
speciesmadreporacea(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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialo
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: microcarnivoreo
Diet 2: photosymbiotico
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-27 16:54:46
Modified: 2009-10-09 15:38:42
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Aquitanian to the top of the Pliocene or 23.03000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (17 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44France Pocillopora madreporacea (70232 70241 70310 70311 70315 163837)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44France (Aquitaine) Pocillopora madreporacea (90457)
Aquitanian - Burdigalian23.03 - 15.97France Pocillopora madreporacea (70222)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Italy Pocillopora madreporacea (70450)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France Pocillopora madreporacea (163838)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France (Aquitaine) Pocillopora madreporacea (70203)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Portugal Pocillopora madreporacea (70666)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Indonesia Pocillopora madreporacea (108772 108774 108775 108776 108777)