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Stylophora tenuissima

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae

Stylophora tenuissima was named by Gerth (1923). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sembulu, Borneo, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in Indonesia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Stylophora tenuissima Gerth

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyPocilloporidaeGray 1842
genusStylophoraSchweigger 1819

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: 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: base of the Chattian to the top of the Late/Upper Miocene or 28.10000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France Stylophora tenuissima (163836)
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588Malaysia (Borneo) Stylophora tenuissima (45351)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Indonesia Stylophora tenuissima (type locality: 109014)