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Lamellophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Taxonomy
Lamellophyllia was named by Chevalier (1961) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Lamellophyllia alloiteaui.

It was assigned to Dendrophylliidae by Chevalier (1961); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Lamellophyllia Chevalier
2002Lamellophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDendrophylliinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyDendrophylliidaeGray 1847
genusLamellophyllia

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Grouping: colonialo
Clonal: yeso
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: microcarnivoreo
Diet 2: photosymbiotico
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-27 16:54:46
Modified: 2009-10-09 15:38:42
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Burdigalian or 20.44000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Italy L. alloiteaui (70450)