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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Felixigyra was named by Prever (1909) [Sepkoski's age data: J u K Ceno Sepkoski's reference number: 2,819]. It is not extant. Its type is Felixigyra deangelisi.

It was assigned to Stylinidae by Baron-Szabo (1997); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Faviidae by Löser and Ferry (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Felixigyra Prever
1997Felixigyra Baron-Szabo p. 38
2002Felixigyra Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Felixigyra Löser and Ferry

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusFelixigyraPrever 1909

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, Hendy et al. 2009, Kiessling 2008

Age range: base of the Tithonian to the top of the Campanian or 152.10000 to 72.10000 Ma

Collections (34 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia) F. duncani (57155)
Tithonian - Berriasian152.1 - 139.8Bulgaria (Pernik) F. duncani (87066)
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45France F. dollfusi (65201)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45France F. dollfusi (65199 65200) F. sp. (64068)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Ukraine F. duncani (67457)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Poland F. duncani (67124) F. sp. (64118) F. sp., F. duncani (67122) F. sp., F. duncani, F. taramelli (67123)
Barremian - Early/Lower Aptian129.4 - 122.46Kenya F. vaughani (85380)
Barremian - Aptian129.4 - 113.0Slovenia F. patruliusi (68728)
Barremian - Late/Upper Aptian129.4 - 112.03Poland F. sp. (64107)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Switzerland F. duncani (72040)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46France F. patruliusi, F. deangelisi (64076)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Poland F. sp., F. duncani (69200)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Italy F. crassa, F. taramellii, F. dollfusi, F. duncani, F. deangelisi, F. vaughani (138820)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Germany F. patruliusi (25535)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Romania F. patruliusi (69201)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Greece F. patruliusi (60374)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Spain F. tenuis (82682) F. tenuis, F. turbinata (82690 82694)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0Mexico (Sonora) F. patruliusi (35101)
Late/Upper Aptian - Albian122.46 - 100.5Iran F. deangelisi (31651)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Mexico F. sp., F. patruliusi (21254)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Mexico (Sonora) F. sp. (138822)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0USA (Arizona) F. sp. (24042)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9France (Poitou-Charentes) Hydnophora turbinata (87797)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Greece F. deangelisi (138823) F. sp. (203930)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Germany F. deangelisi (160830)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Spain Hydnophora turbinata (67084)