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Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus) armatus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Turbinolia armata was named by Michelotti (1838).

It was recombined as Trochocyathus armatus by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848); it was recombined as Odontocyathus armatus by Hegedus (1959); it was recombined as Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus) armatus by Chevalier (1961).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Turbinolia armata Michelotti
1848Trochocyathus armatus Milne-Edwards and Haime
1959Odontocyathus armatus Hegedus
1961Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus) armatus Chevalier

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
genusTrochocyathusMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
subgenusAplocyathus(d'Orbigny 1849)
speciesarmatus(Michelotti 1838)

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: solitaryf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: low-level epifaunalg
Diet: microcarnivoreg
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-28 11:37:19
Modified: 2009-10-10 09:42:04
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Chattian to the top of the Tortonian or 28.10000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (12 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Hungary Odontocyathus armatus (124415 124418 124419 124420 124424 124425 124447 124448)
Serravallian - Tortonian13.82 - 7.246Italy Trochocyathus armatus (191624)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Italy Trochocyathus armatus (70491 70498)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Indonesia Odontocyathus armatus (109007)