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Ovalastrea pecosensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Taxonomy
Favoidioseris pecosensis was named by Wells (1933). It is not extant. Its type locality is Section 14, Block 122, which is in an Albian shallow subtidal limestone in the Denton Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Ovalastrea pecosensis by Cairns (1991).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Favoidioseris pecosensis Wells
1991Ovalastrea pecosensis Cairns

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusOvalastread'Orbigny 1849
speciespecosensis()

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yesf
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-28 06:50:30
Modified: 2008-01-28 08:50:30
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Late/Upper Albian or 105.30000 to 99.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6USA (Texas) Favoidioseris pecosensis (type locality: 123322)