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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Carolastraeidae

Paracarolastraea was named by Kołodziej et al. (2012). It is extant.

It was assigned to Carolastraeidae by Kołodziej et al. (2012).


Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Paracarolastraea Kołodziej et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAmphiastraeinaAlloiteau 1952
familyCarolastraeidaeEliasova 1976

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.

G. Paracarolastraea Kołodziej et al. 2012
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Paracarolastraea zlatarskii Kołodziej et al. 2012
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialo
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: microcarnivoreo
Diet 2: photosymbiotico
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-27 16:54:46
Modified: 2009-10-09 15:38:42
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: Late/Upper Barremian or 130.00000 to 125.45000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 125.45 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45Bulgaria P. sp. (151445) P. zlatarskii (151443)