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Caryophyllia leptaxis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Caryophyllia leptaxis was named by Reuss (1871).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Caryophyllia leptaxis Reuss

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyCaryophylliinaeGray 1847
genusCaryophylliaLamarck 1801
speciesleptaxisReuss 1871

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: solitaryf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-29 09:12:28
Modified: 2004-02-29 11:12:28
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Tortonian or 20.44000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Italy Caryophyllia leptaxis (70450)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Slovakia Caryophyllia leptaxis (123205)