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† Placocyathus alveolus

Placocyathus alveolus

Additional Functions

Grouping

Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Stamm: Cnidaria  ⇒ Klasse: Anthozoa  ⇒ Unterklasse: Hexacorallia  ⇒ Ordnung: Scleractinia  ⇒ Familie: Caryophylliidae  ⇒ Gattung: Placocyathus

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Art

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)

Duncan, 1863

Other languages

scientific

Placocyathus alveolus

Recombined

scientific

Meandrina (Placocyathus) alveolus

Duncan, 1863
Ref.: A. F. Budd, T. A. Stemann, and K. G. Johnson. 1994. Stratigraphic distributions of genera and species of Neogene to recent Carribean reef corals. Journal of Paleontology 68(5):951-977

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 5.333 Ma - End age: 2.588 Ma
Phanerozoic
(Phanerozoikum)
Cenozoic
(Känozoikum)
Neogene
(Neogen)
Pliocene
(Pliozän)
Miocene
(Miozän)
Piacenzian
(Piacenzium)
Zanclean
(Zancleum)
Messinian
(Messinium)
2.588
3.6
3.6
5.332
5.332
7.246

Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: attached, stationary
Habit: solitary, clonal, low-level epifaunal
Environment: marine
Diet:

microcarnivore

Compositon of the remains:

Aragonite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 4)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • W. Kiessling, 2014 - Taxonomic revisions of scleractinian corals - (), - (unpublished, English)
  • A. F. Budd, 1994 - Stratigraphic distributions of genera and species of Neogene to recent Carribean reef corals - Journal of Paleontology (68), 951-977 (journal article, English)