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Symbiangia vaughani

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

Thysanus vaughani was named by Weisbord (1971). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is CH4 - Chipola River [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian coastal marl in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

It was recombined as Symbiangia vaughani by Wells (1972).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Thysanus vaughani Weisbord p. 22 figs. pl. 5, figs. 3-5
1972Symbiangia vaughani Wells p. 25

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyRhizangiidaed'Orbigny 1851

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: aragonitesubo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-06 03:08:01
Modified: 2008-02-06 05:08:01
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Wells 1956, Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008

Age range: Burdigalian or 20.44000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Florida) Symbiangia vaughani (92379 92457 92458 92503 92505 92513 92544 92546 92552 92554 92560 92567 92568) Thysanus vaughani (type locality: 123562)