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Retiophyllia eguchii

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Thecosmilia eguchii was named by Kanmera (1964). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ko.278, Kuma River, which is in a Carnian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Koguchi Formation of Japan.

It was recombined as Retiophyllia eguchii by Stanley and Onoue (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Thecosmilia eguchii Kanmera
2015Retiophyllia eguchii Stanley and Onoue p. 10

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDistichophylliinaBeauvais 1980
familyReimaniphylliidaeMelnikova 1975
genusRetiophylliaCuif 1966
specieseguchii(Kanmera 1964)

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: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialo
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-11 10:25:35
Modified: 2008-02-11 12:25:35
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Carnian to the top of the Norian or 237.00000 to 208.50000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Japan Thecosmilia eguchii (type locality: 34883 38133)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Japan Retiophyllia eguchii (165291)