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Palaeopsammia cardabiaensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Guyniidae

Taxonomy
Palaeopsammia cardabiaensis was named by Jell et al. (2011). It is not extant. Its type locality is Giralia Range, Miria Formation corals, which is in a Maastrichtian deep subtidal grainstone in the Miria Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Palaeopsammia cardabiaensis Jell et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
Hexacorallia()
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyFlabellicaeBourne 1905
familyGuyniidaeHickson 1910
genusPalaeopsammiaWanner 1902
speciescardabiaensis

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.

Palaeopsammia cardabiaensis Jell et al. 2011
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Grouping: solitaryf
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-26 09:11:37
Modified: 2008-01-26 11:21:05
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Wells 1956

Age range: Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Australia (Western Australia) Palaeopsammia cardabiaensis (type locality: 123004)