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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Aquitanastraea was named by Chevalier (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Aquitanastraea piveteaui.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Faviidae by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Aquitanastraea Chevalier
2002Aquitanastraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Aquitanastraea Kiessling

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusAquitanastraeaChevalier 1954

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: colonialsubo
Clonal: yessubo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yessubo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: microcarnivoref
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2009-10-10 08:25:59
Modified: 2009-12-16 11:54:53
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Chattian to the top of the Tortonian or 28.10000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France Heliastrea incrustans (70067)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44France A. pruvosti (70232) A. sp., A. piveteaui (70315) Heliastraea piveteaui, Heliastraea pruvosti (163837)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France A. piveteaui (70191) Heliastraea incrustans (151415) Heliastraea piveteaui, Heliastraea pruvosti, Heliastraea pachyformis (163838)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Italy A. guettardi, A. piveteaui, A. pruvosti, A. incrustans, A. tenuitabulata (70450)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France (Aquitaine) A. piveteaui, A. pruvosti, A. pachyformis (70203)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Turkey A. sp. (62460)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62Turkey A. sp. (62463 62464)
Serravallian - Langhian13.82 - 13.82France Heliastraea incrustans (163845)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Morocco A. pruvosti (161391)