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Thamnasteria miyakoensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Taxonomy
Centrastrea miyakoensis was named by Eguchi (1951). Its type locality is Haipe, northern cliff, Tanohata-mura, which is in an Aptian perireef or subreef sandstone in the Hiraiga Sandstone Formation of Japan.

It was recombined as Thamnasteria miyakoensis by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Centrastrea miyakoensis Eguchi
2008Thamnasteria miyakoensis Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyThamnasteriidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusThamnasteriaLeSauvage 1823
speciesmiyakoensis()

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: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yesf
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-26 10:03:33
Modified: 2008-01-26 12:03:33
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Late/Upper Aptian or 122.46000 to 112.03000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Japan (Iwate) Centrastrea miyakoensis (type locality: 91322)