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Demospongea - Axinellida - Actinostromariidae

Actinostromina was named by Germovsek (1954). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Actinostromariidae by Turnsek and Mihajlovic (1971).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Actinostromina Germovsek
1971Actinostromina Turnsek and Mihajlovic p. 48

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassTetractinomorphaLévi 1956
orderAxinellidaBergquist 1967
familyActinostromariidaeHudson 1955
genusActinostrominaGermovsek 1954

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: high Mg calcitef
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yessubc
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Diet 2: photosymbiotico
Vision: blindc
Created: 2008-03-06 02:27:21
Modified: 2008-03-06 04:27:21
Source: f = family, o = order, subc = subclass, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Whittington et al. 1997, Finks et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Tithonian to the top of the Early/Lower Kimmeridgian or 152.10000 to 150.80000 Ma

Collections (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian163.5 - 150.8Slovenia A. sp. (39809)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian - Tithonian155.7 - 145.0Croatia A. grossa, A. oppidana (21188)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia) A. kuehni (57149 57151)