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Anthozoa - Scleractinia

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Astrocoeniina Vaughan and Wells
1986Astrocoeniina Stanley, Jr.
1987Astrocoeniina Squires p. 19
2006Astrocoeniina Baron-Szabo p. 12

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943

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: 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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Carnian to the top of the Holocene or 237.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 228.0 Ma

Collections (2119 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy Actinastrea sp. (170920)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Germany Prionastraea schafhaeutli (202142)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Austria (Calcareous Alps) Actinastraea juvavica (38148)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Peru Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli (144408 144409 144410)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Canada (British Columbia) Chondrocoenia waltheri (22994)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Canada (Yukon) Chondrocoenia sp., Chondrocoenia schafhaeuti, Chondrocoenia waltheri (38033)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Mexico (Sonora) Chondrocoenia waltheri (39170 39175 39176 39179 100116)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3USA (Idaho) Actinastraea idahoensis, Actinastraea schafhaeutli (99505)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Slovenia Chondrocoenia paradoxa (36566)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Chile Actinastrea sp. (34638)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56USA (Alaska) Astrocoenia sp. (112249) Chondrocoenia paradoxa (82662)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56USA (Nevada) Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli (150768)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56USA (Oregon) Cyathocoenia paradoxa (38055)
Alaunian - Rhaetian215.56 - 201.3Iran (South Khorasan) Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli, Chondrocoenia ohmanni (133222)
Sevatian212.0 - 205.6USA (Idaho) Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli, Astrocoenia idahoensis (38377)
Sevatian212.0 - 205.6Iran Astrocoenia schafhaeutli (34635 36869)
Sevatian212.0 - 205.6Tajikistan Chondrocoenia paradoxa, Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli (34647 34648)
Sevatian212.0 - 205.6Austria Astrocoenia sp., Astrocoenia waltheri (170674) Stephanocoenia schafhaeutli, Astrocoenia waltheri (36815)
Sevatian - Rhaetian212.0 - 201.3Tajikistan Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli (138590)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Italy (Lombardia) Cyathocoenia schafhaeutli (37322)