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Montastrea orbitoides

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montastraeidae

Placocoenia orbitoides was named by Eguchi (1951). Its type locality is Koikorobe, Tanohata-mura, which is in an Aptian perireef or subreef sandstone in the Moshi Sandstone Formation of Japan.

It was recombined as Montastrea orbitoides by Baron-Szabo (2009).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Placocoenia orbitoides Eguchi
2009Montastrea orbitoides Baron-Szabo

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyMontastraeidaeYabe and Sugiyama 1941
genusMontastreaBlainville 1830

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.

Montastrea orbitoides Eguchi 1951
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialo
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: microcarnivoreo
Diet 2: photosymbiotico
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-27 16:54:46
Modified: 2009-10-09 15:38:42
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

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

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Japan (Iwate) Placocoenia orbitoides (type locality: 91282 91325)