Balanophyllia parallela (Rhodopsammia parallela)

Balanophyllia parallela

Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Stamm: Cnidaria  ⇒ Klasse: Anthozoa  ⇒ Unterklasse: Hexacorallia  ⇒ Ordnung: Scleractinia  ⇒ Unterordnung: Dendrophylliina  ⇒ Familie: Dendrophylliidae  ⇒ Gattung: Balanophyllia

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Semper, 1872

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Balanophyllia parallela



Rhodopsammia parallela

Semper, 1872
Ref.: W. Kiessling. 2009. Taxonomic vetting of messy data in the Paleobiology Database.

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 0 Ma - End age: 0 Ma

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Motility: attached, stationary
Environment: marine

suspension feeder

Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 78)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • W. Kiessling, 2009 - Taxonomic vetting of messy data in the Paleobiology Database - (), - (unpublished, English)