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Microsolena delicatula

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Microsolenidae

Microsolena delicatula was named by Wells (1948). It is not extant. Its type locality is Baccus River, Central Ranges, Trinidad, which is in an Aptian reef, buildup or bioherm rudstone/framestone in Trinidad and Tobago.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Microsolena delicatula Wells

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyMicrosolenidaeKoby 1890
genusMicrosolenaLamouroux 1821
speciesdelicatulaWells 1948

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: aragoniteo
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: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-04 10:53:12
Modified: 2008-02-04 12:53:12
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Aptian to the top of the Cenomanian or 125.00000 to 93.90000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Trinidad and Tobago Microsolena delicatula (type locality: 25538)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Microsolena delicatula (94265)