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Astrocoenia palmata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Astrea palmata was named by Catullo (1856).

It was recombined as Platycoenia palmata by Chevalier (1956); it was recombined as Astrocoenia palmata by Barta-Calmus (1973).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Astrea palmata Catullo
1956Platycoenia palmata Chevalier
1973Astrocoenia palmata Barta-Calmus

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAstrocoeniidaeKoby 1890
genusAstrocoeniaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciespalmata(Catullo 1856)

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: 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: Rupelian or 33.90000 to 28.10000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Italy (Veneto) Astrocoenia palmata (91899)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1France (Aquitaine) Platycoenia palmata (92231)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Greece Astrocoenia palmata (85001)