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Astrocoenia scyphoidea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Taxonomy
Astrocoenia scyphoidea was named by Wells (1932). Its type locality is Pleasant Valley Crossing, Blanco River, which is in an Albian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Glen Rose Formation of Texas.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Astrocoenia scyphoidea Wells

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAstrocoeniidaeKoby 1890
genusAstrocoeniaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesscyphoidea

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: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-26 09:47:11
Modified: 2008-01-26 11:47:11
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Middle Albian or 109.00000 to 105.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Albian109.0 - 105.3USA (Texas) Astrocoenia scyphoidea (type locality: 74763)