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Stephanastrea ramulifera

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Stephanastrea ramulifera was named by Etallon (1864). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Stephanocoenia ramulifera by Koby (1885); it was recombined as Actinastrea ramulifera by Geyer (1955) and Prinz (1991).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Stephanastrea ramulifera Etallon
1885Stephanocoenia ramulifera Koby
1955Actinastrea ramulifera Geyer
1991Actinastrea ramulifera Prinz
1996Stephanastrea ramulifera Morsch p. 675

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyActinastreidae(Alloiteau 1952)
genusStephanastreaEtallon 1862
speciesramuliferaEtallon 1864

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: aragonitef
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryf
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: 2008-01-26 09:44:35
Modified: 2008-01-26 11:44:35
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Bajocian to the top of the Early/Lower Tithonian or 171.60000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections (26 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Bajocian171.6 - 168.4Argentina Actinastrea ramulifera (25416)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Chile Actinastrea ramulifera (58742 58743)
Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian163.5 - 152.1Ethiopia Stephanocoenia ramulifera (93538)
Middle Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany (Niedersachsen) Actinastrea ramulifera (31435)
Middle Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany Actinastrea ramulifera (31433)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8China (Xizang) Actinastrea ramulifera (80571)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Portugal Actinastrea ramulifera (68588)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal Actinastrea ramulifera (68220 68607 68608)
Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian157.3 - 145.0Spain Actinastrea ramulifera (34610)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal Actinastrea ramulifera (34662 34663 67904 67905 67906 67908 67935)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Spain Actinastrea ramulifera (34611 34612)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal Actinastrea ramulifera (34665)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Portugal Actinastrea ramulifera (68239)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) Actinastrea ramulifera (34398)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Portugal Actinastrea ramulifera (7888)
Late/Upper Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Czech Republic Actinastrea ramulifera (36533)