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Pleurostylina

Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)4879134https://www.gbif.org/species/4879134
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)6768https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=6768
Rankgenus
Taxonomy (GBIF)Life : Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Scleractinia : Amphiastraeidae : Pleurostylina
Taxonomy (PBDB)Life : Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Scleractinia : Amphiastreidae : Pleurostylina
Taxonomic Status (GBIF)accepted
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
kingdomAnimalia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusPleurostylinaFromentel 1861
Scientific NamePleurostylina Fromentel, 1861
Name Published InMém. Soc. Émul. Doubs, (3) 5
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Pleurostylinagenusbelongs to Amphiastraeidaestated with evidenceEliasova, 1975
Pleurostylinagenusbelongs to Scleractiniasecond handSepkoski, 2002
Status (PBDB)extinct
Taxon Size (PBDB)6
First Recorded Appearance164 - 157 Ma
Jurassic
Last Recorded Appearance112 - 109 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Environmentmarine (based on Scleractinia)
Motilitystationary, attached (based on Scleractinia)
Visionblind (based on Anthozoa)
Dietmicrocarnivore, photosymbiotic (based on Scleractinia)
Reproductionalternating, asexual, dispersal=water,planktonic (based on Scleractinia)
Taphonomyaragonite (based on Scleractinia)
Primary Reference (PBDB)J. J. Sepkoski, Jr. 2002. A compendium of fossil marine animal genera. Bulletins of American Paleontology 363:1-560

Fossil Distribution

Subtaxa

NameStatusCommon Name(s)Fossil OccurrencesOldestYoungest
Amphiastrea hiraigaensis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Aulastraea pompeckji
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Pleurostylina corallina
species
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
5164 Ma
Middle Jurassic
125 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Pleurostylina frondescens
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Pleurostylina hiraigaensis
species
listed (PBDB)3133 Ma
Early Cretaceous
122 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Pleurostylina major
species
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
1112 Ma
Early Cretaceous
112 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Pleurostylina pompeckji
species
listed (PBDB)2122 Ma
Early Cretaceous
122 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Pleurostylina turkmenensis
species
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
1130 Ma
Early Cretaceous
130 Ma
Early Cretaceous

Obsolete Names

NameSourceTaxon RankTaxonomy
Metaulastraea Dietrich, 1926GBIFgenusAnimalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Scleractinia : Amphiastraeidae : Metaulastraea

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1856Pleurostylina de Fromentel
1926Metaulastraea Dietrich
1975Pleurostylina Eliasova p. 9
2002Pleurostylina Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Metaulastraea Löser

References

Sepkoski, Jr. J. J. (2002) A compendium of fossil marine animal genera, Bulletins of American Paleontology 363, 1-560
Eliasova H. (1975) Sous-ordre Amphiastraeina Alloiteau, 1952 (Hexacorallia) des calcaires de Stramberk (Tithonien, Tchécoslovaquie), Casopis pro Mineralogii a Geologii 20 1, 1-23
Löser H. (2008) Early Cretaceous (Late Valanginian-Aptian) coral faunas from east Africa (Tanzania, Kenya) and revision of the Dietrich collection (Berlin, Germany), Palaeontographica Abteilung A 285, 23-75
GBIF/Paleo Database - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Nomenclator Zoologicus. A list of the names of genera and subgenera in zoology from the tenth edition of Linnaeus, 1758 to the end of 2004. Digitised by uBio from vols. 1-9 of Neave (ed.), 1939-1996 plus supplementary digital-only volume. http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus (as at 2006). - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Sepkoski, J. J., Jr. (2002). A compendium of fossil marine animal genera. Bulletins of American Paleontology. 363, 1-560. - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Mém. Soc. Émul. Doubs, (3) 5 - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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