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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Pseudomyriophyllia was named by Morycowa (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: K Haut K Apti-l Sepkoski's reference number: 658,821]. It is not extant. Its type is Pseudomyriophyllia carpathica.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Pseudomyriophyllia Morycowa
1997Pseudomyriophyllia Baron-Szabo p. 54
2002Pseudomyriophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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 Hauterivian to the top of the Early/Lower Cenomanian or 132.90000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (18 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Neocomian145.0 - 130.0Kenya Eugyra crassisepta (85379)
Late/Upper Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Japan (Miyagi) Eugyra oshimaensis (91349)
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4Georgia P. carpathica (67510 67511)
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4Jamaica (Saint Catherine) P. oshimaensis (89647)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45France P. sp. (75576)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Mexico (Puebla) P. sp., P. carpathica (89865)
Barremian - Early/Lower Aptian129.4 - 122.46Mexico P. turnsekae (21253)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Romania P. carpathica (69201)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Greece P. turnsekae, P. carpathica (34719)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Germany P. turnsekae (25535)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Tanzania Eugyra crassisepta (85356) P. sp. 1 (85348) P. sp. 2, Eugyra crassisepta, Eugyra borrachensis (85352)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0Mexico (Sonora) P. turnsekae, P. carpathica (35101)
Late/Upper Aptian - Albian122.46 - 100.5Iran P. turnsekae (31651)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Mexico P. turnsekae, P. carpathica (21254)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain P. carpathica (23537)