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Syringopora lambei

Anthozoa - Auloporida - Syringoporidae

Taxonomy
Syringopora lambei was named by Young and Noble (1987) [= (?) Syringopora bifurcata Lonsdale. Lambe (partim), 1899, p. 51.]. Its type specimen is GSC 78024 (colony) and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Syringopora lambei Young and Noble pp. 279 - 280 figs. 8.1-8.5, 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
orderAuloporidaSokolov 1947
RankNameAuthor
superfamilySyringoporicaeFromentel 1861
familySyringoporidaeFromentel 1864
genusSyringoporaGoldfuss 1826
specieslambei

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. Young and J. Noble 1987A species of Syringopora with tabularium diameter, corallite spacing, spacing of tabulae, and wall thickness as in Table 4. Corallites subcircular, subovate, or irregular in transverse section. Transverse stolons extremely rare except at offset points; new corallites may be produced by offset or by bifurcation. Septal spines short, very thick, sparsely arranged. Tabulae thin, mostly incomplete. Axial tube very broad, diameter about 0.5-0.8 mm.