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Septastrea marylandica

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae

Astrea marylandica was named by Conrad (1841).

It was recombined as Astrangia marylandica by Richards and Harbison (1942); it was recombined as Septastrea marylandica by Vaughan (1904) and Weisbord (1971).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Astrea marylandica Conrad p. 33
1904Septastrea marylandica Vaughan p. 444
1942Astrangia marylandica Richards and Harbison
1971Septastrea marylandica Weisbord

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyRhizangiidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusSeptastread'Orbigny 1849
speciesmarylandica(Conrad 1841)

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.

Septastrea marylandica Conrad 1841
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitesubo
Grouping: colonialf
Clonal: yesf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: intermediate-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2008-02-06 03:08:01
Modified: 2008-02-06 05:08:01
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Wells 1956, Kiessling 2008, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Miocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 23.03000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (7 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (New Jersey) Astrangia marylandica (59722)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6USA (Florida) Septastrea marylandica (35026)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (South Carolina) Septastrea marylandica (60940)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (Florida) Septastrea marylandica (146874)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) Septastrea marylandica (85448 123549)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781USA (Florida) Septastrea marylandica (85449)