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Montlivaltia caespitosa

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Taxonomy
Montlivaltia caespitosa was named by Münster (1841). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Montlivaltia caespitosa Münster p. 36 figs. Pl 2, fig 13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
subfamilyMontlivaltiinaeDietrich 1926
genusMontlivaltiaLamouroux 1821
speciescaespitosa

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: aragonitesubo
Grouping: solitaryg
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationarysubo
Attached: yessubo
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-05 12:00:16
Modified: 2008-02-05 14:00:16
Source: g = genus, f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008

Age range: Julian or 235.00000 to 232.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Montlivaltia caespitosa (type locality: 137429)