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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Sakalavastraea was named by Alloiteau (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call-l J Oxfo Sepkoski's reference number: 658,826]. It is not extant. Its type is Sakalavastraea collignoni.

It was assigned to Faviidae by Beauvais (1966); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Sakalavastraea Alloiteau
1966Sakalavastraea Beauvais
2002Sakalavastraea 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 Toarcian to the top of the Early/Lower Cenomanian or 182.70000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (8 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Toarcian182.7 - 174.1Canada (British Columbia) S. sp. (78990)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) S. collignoni (38159)
Late/Upper Bathonian - Early/Lower Callovian167.7 - 161.2Madagascar (Toliara) S. collignoni (86479)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Tunisia S. collignoni (36661 36664)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Greece S. clementi (86170)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Greece S. sp. 1 (203927) S. sp. 2, S. clementi (203930)