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Phyllangia blakei

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

Phyllangia blakei was named by Wells (1947). It is not extant. Its type locality is Jackson Bluff, which is in a Miocene coastal marl in the Duplin Formation of Florida.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Phyllangia blakei Wells

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyRhizangiidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusPhyllangiaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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: aragonitesubo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-06 03:08:01
Modified: 2008-02-06 05:08:01
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Wells 1956, Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 11.60800 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Florida) Phyllangia blakei (type locality: 123580)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) Phyllangia blakei (123549 179591)