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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Latomeandridae Alloiteau
1986Latomeandriidae Beauvais
1997Latomeandridae Turnsek
2003Latomeandridae Baron-Szabo et al.
2006Latomeandridae Löser and Ferry p. 483

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952

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: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yesf
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-01-28 06:50:30
Modified: 2008-01-28 08:50:30
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Lacian to the top of the Burdigalian or 221.50000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (558 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lacian221.5 - 215.56China (Xizang) Latomeandra steini (110542)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56USA (California) Latimaeandra eucystis (33355 144389 144390)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56USA (Alaska) Latimaeandra alaskana (112337)
Obtusum196.5 - 189.6Chile Microphyllia sp. A (95082)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Spain (Murcia) Comophyllia thamnastroides (38080)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Argentina (Neuquen) Collignonastraea sp., Microphyllia sp. (33909)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Chile Microphyllia flemingi (58549)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Chile Microphyllia irregularis (34077) Microphyllia pulchella (34066)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian - Late/Upper Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Argentina (Neuquen) Microphyllia flemingi (10701)
Late/Upper Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Morocco Brachyseris walfordi, Dimorphastraea menchikoffi (33573)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Czech Republic Dimorphastraea sp. (69514)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Spain Ellipsocoenia bauzai (34480 34481)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Pakistan (Sind) Latomeandra insignis (11290)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Indonesia (Sulawesi) Favia conferta (26857)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Italy (Veneto) Latimaeandra dimorpha, Latimaeandra daedalea, Dimorphastrea irradians (91634)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Spain Ellipsocoenia bauzai, Ellipsocoenia almerai (92084)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France Montastrea conferta (163836)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Japan Dimorphastrea sp. (155183)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Indonesia Latimaeandra sp. (109126)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Pakistan (Sind) Brachyphyllia indica (11292)