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Palaeopsammia cardabiaensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Guyniidae

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

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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No diagnoses are available
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)