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Retiophyllia wasabidaniensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Taxonomy
Thecosmilia wasabidaniensis was named by Oguchi and Yamagiwa (1978). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wasabi Valley, Locality 1, which is in a Carnian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in Japan.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Thecosmilia wasabidaniensis Oguchi and Yamagiwa
2015Retiophyllia wasabidaniensis Stanley and Onoue p. 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderDistichophylliinaBeauvais 1980
familyReimaniphylliidaeMelnikova 1975
genusRetiophylliaCuif 1966
specieswasabidaniensis(Oguchi and Yamagiwa 1978)

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: 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: Carnian or 237.00000 to 228.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Japan Thecosmilia wasabidaniensis (type locality: 38133)