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Porites nodifera

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Porites nodifera was named by Klunzinger (1879). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Porites nodifera Klunzinger

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyPoriticaeGray 1842
familyPoritidaeGray 1842
genusPoritesLink 1807
speciesnodiferaKlunzinger 1879

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: 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 11:33:30
Modified: 2008-02-04 13:33:30
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Middle Pleistocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 0.78100 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (17 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Egypt Porites nodifera (120130)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Egypt Porites nodifera (120204 120205)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Egypt (Sinai) Porites nodifera (109186 109195 109197 109198 109201 109220 109221 109224 109226 109228 109229 109231 109437 109439)