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Anthozoa

Anthozoa -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Anthozoa Ehrenberg
1984Anthozoa Squires p. 14
1988Anthozoa Edwards
2002Anthozoa Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Anthozoa Kayal et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
RankNameAuthor
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834

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
Locomotion: stationaryc
Attached: yesc
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalc
Diet: microcarnivorec
Vision: blindc
Comments: ECOSPACE CODE: 261c
Created: 2004-02-28 14:54:32
Modified: 2010-02-09 05:44:22
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Wonokan to the top of the Holocene or 580.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 541.0 Ma

Collections (15363 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0China (Hubei) Beltanelliformis brunsae (106450)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0India Beltanelliformis sp. (99446 99448)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Namibia Beltanelliformis sp. (6813)
Ediacaran635.0 - 541.0Spain Beltanelliformis brunsa (10573)
Wonokan - Poundian580.0 - 541.0Canada (Yukon) Beltanelliformis brunsae (10353 10354 10355 10356 10358 10361 10362 10363 10365 10366 10367 10368)
Nemakit-Daldynian541.0 - 530.0China (Shaanxi) Eolympia pediculata (106454)
Paleozoic541.0 - 252.17USA (Alaska) Anthozoa indet. (112452 112466 112481 112499 112506 112509 112510 112511) Anthozoa indet., Siphonophrentis sp. (112435) Rugosa indet. (112415)
Paleozoic - Mesozoic541.0 - 66.0USA (Alaska) Rugosa indet. (112434)
Tommotian530.0 - 520.0Russian Federation (Yakutiya) Cysticyathus tunicatus (80794 80802 80808)
Montezuman530.0 - 516.0USA (Nevada) Archaeotrypa indet. (41017)
Botomian516.0 - 513.0Australia (South Australia) Flindersipora bowmani (79945) Moorowipora chamberensis, Arrowipora fromensis, Blinmanipora hawkerensis, Flindersipora cancelli, Flindersipora bowmani (79944) Moorowipora chamberensis, Flindersipora bowmani (8094)
Dyeran516.0 - 513.0USA (Nevada) Harklessia yuenglingensis (63883)
Dyeran516.0 - 513.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Archaeotrypa indet. (9894)
Delamaran513.0 - 505.0Canada (British Columbia) Echmatocrinus brachiatus (84423 84424) Mackenzia costalis (84426 84428)
St Davids513.0 - 501.0Canada (British Columbia) Echmatocrinus sp. (215)
Ibexian488.3 - 471.8USA (Nevada) Catenipora sp., Palaeophyllum sp., Streptelasma prolongatum (104522)
Gasconadian485.4 - 477.7USA (Texas) Lichenaria sp. (271)
Tremadocian485.4 - 477.7Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Lichenaria sp. (80769)
Early/Lower Ordovician485.4 - 470.0USA (Utah) Streptelasma sp. (104139)
Canadian485.4 - 468.1USA (Virginia) Lichenaria sp. (80573)