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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Ellipsocoenia was named by d'Orbigny (1850) [Sepkoski's age data: J u K Apti-u Sepkoski's reference number: 821,826].

It was assigned to Latomeandriidae by Beauvais (1972); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Ellipsocoenia d'Orbigny
1972Ellipsocoenia Beauvais
2002Ellipsocoenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusEllipsocoeniad'Orbigny 1850

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 Late/Upper Oxfordian to the top of the Rupelian or 161.20000 to 28.10000 Ma

Collections (23 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Greece E. lobata (86170)
Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2Austria E. lorioli (192211)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Switzerland Favia hemispherica (76921)
Early/Lower Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Ukraine E. plana (77074)
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4Georgia E. grandis (89974) E. taurica (67510 89961)
Hauterivian - Barremian132.9 - 125.0Chile E. sp. (34633)
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45Georgia E. lorioli, E. conferta (67512)
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45Turkmenistan E. carpathica (91684)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Poland E. lorioli (67122) E. lorioli, E. carpathica (67123) E. sp. (67124)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Romania E. lorioli (69201)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Switzerland Ovalastrea lorioli (72040)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Greece E. hemisphaerica, E. lorioli (60375) E. lorioli (60374)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Switzerland Favia lorioli, Favia schmidti (76998)
Santonian - Campanian86.3 - 72.1Greece E. sp. (64293)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Spain E. bauzai (34480 34481)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Indonesia (Sulawesi) Favia conferta (26857)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Spain E. bauzai, E. almerai (92084)