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Microphyllia gemina

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Taxonomy
Microphyllia gemina was named by Eliasova (2004). Its type locality is Netreba, Czechia, which is in a Cenomanian carbonate limestone in the Korycany Formation of the Czech Republic.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Microphyllia gemina Eliasova

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusMicrophylliad'Orbigny 1849
speciesgemina

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: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yesf
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-28 06:50:30
Modified: 2008-01-28 08:50:30
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Barremian to the top of the Late/Upper Cenomanian or 130.00000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45France (Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur) Microphyllia gemina (116611)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Germany (Sachsen) Microphyllia maeandrinoides (74192)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Czech Republic Microphyllia gemina (type locality: 35138)