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Leptastrea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Leptastrea was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l-u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Faviidae by Veron (2000); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Leptastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime
2000Leptastrea Veron p. 232
2002Leptastrea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusLeptastreaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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: 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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Middle Eocene to the top of the Holocene or 48.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 47.8 Ma

Collections (118 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Washington) L. hertleini (5544)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2USA (California) L. hertleini (7740)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Indonesia L. purpurea (71057)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03New Zealand (North Island) L. sp. (204564 205949)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44New Zealand L. transversa (146343)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Fiji L. purpurea, L. transversa (124829) L. sp. A (124828)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Egypt L. sp. (79599 124239)
Altonian19.0 - 15.9New Zealand (Auckland) L. sp. A, L. transversa (85526) L. transversa (85530 85536)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Papua New Guinea (East New Britain) L. bewickensis (124823 124824)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62Turkey L. sp. (62464)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Indonesia (Java) L. purpurea (45343 45344)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Indonesia (South Sulawesi) L. bewickensis (124783)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Indonesia L. sp. (108778)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Indonesia L. transversa (71079)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Papua New Guinea L. transversa, L. pruinosa (42736)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Indonesia (Paupa) L. purpurea, L. transversa (62798) L. sp. (62807)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Saudi Arabia L. purpurea (80954)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Japan L. sp. (34878 34879)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Indonesia L. purpurea (45335) L. transversa (45339)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588USA (Hawaii) L. sp. (22974)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Indonesia (South Sulawesi) L. purpurea (124789 124790 124792) L. purpurea, L. transversa (124787)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781New Zealand (Kermadec Islands) L. transversa (85086 85088 85089 85090 85091 85093 85094 85095 85098)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Indonesia L. purpurea (42739)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (Hawaii) L. sp., L. purpurea (105531)
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene2.588 - 0.126Indonesia L. transversa (104656)
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene2.588 - 0.126Japan L. pruinosa (87893)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Hawaii) L. purpurea (22975)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117French Polynesia L. sp. (89554 89555 89556)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117New Caledonia L. bottae (90062)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Japan L. purpurea (63137 63138)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781New Zealand (Kermadec Islands) L. transversa (85087)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126French Polynesia (Tahiti) L. sp. (127245 127254)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Philippines (Bohol) L. sp. (88868)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (Hawaii) L. sp. (105528)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan L. sp. (88039 88047 88048 88051) L. sp., L. bewickensis, L. pruinosa (88044)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan (Okinawa) L. purpurea (62783)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117New Caledonia L. purpurea (109502)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.781 - 0.0117Iran L. sp. (89571)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Egypt L. transversa (120213)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Saudi Arabia L. purpurea (80955 80958 80962 80963 201414) L. sp. (201440)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Australia (Queensland) L. purpurea (97666)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Papua New Guinea L. purpurea (103254 103265 103269)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Egypt (Sinai) L. sp. (109187 109224)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Eritrea L. bottae (80721)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117French Polynesia L. transversa (104933 104936 104937)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117India (Kerala) L. transversa (107971)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Kenya L. sp. (44911 63157 63187) L. sp. gp. 1 (63158) L. sp. gp. 2 (63169 63177 63185)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Egypt L. bottae (176437)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Pakistan L. sp., L. transversa (192911)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117India (Gujarat) L. transversa (80600)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Djibouti L. bottae, L. immersa (102228)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Vanuatu L. sp. (97441)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117New Caledonia L. ehrenbergana (90043 90050 90056) L. purpurea (90044) L. sp., L. ehrenbergana (90042) L. transversa (90052)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Seychelles L. sp. (89247)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117Vanuatu L. sp. (89441)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Japan (Chiba) L. purpurea (97528)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Jordan L. bottae (97661)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Iran L. transversa (165791)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Mauritius L. sp. (96889 96890)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Australia (Queensland) L. sp. (166541)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Papua New Guinea (Morobe) L. sp. (97429)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Seychelles L. sp. (96926)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Japan L. purpurea, L. transversa (96956)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Guam L. purpurea, L. transversa (97445) L. transversa (97444)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0French Polynesia L. sp. (97463)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Vanuatu L. sp. (97442)