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Goniopora turonensis

Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)4943081https://www.gbif.org/species/4943081
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)119634https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=119634
Rankspecies
Taxonomy (GBIF)Life : Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Scleractinia : Poritidae : Goniopora : Goniopora turonensis
Taxonomy (PBDB)Life : Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Scleractinia : Poritidae : Goniopora : Goniopora turonensis
Taxonomic Status (GBIF)accepted
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
kingdomAnimalia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyPoriticaeGray 1842
familyPoritidaeGray 1842
genusGonioporaBlainville 1830
speciesGoniopora turonensisChevalier 1961
Generic NameGoniopora
Scientific NameGoniopora turonensis Chevalier, 1961
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Goniopora turonensisspeciesbelongs to Gonioporastated with evidenceChevalier, 1961
Taxon Size (PBDB)1
First Recorded Appearance23.0 - 20.4 Ma
Miocene
Environmentmarine (based on Poritidae)
Motilitystationary, attached (based on Poritidae)
Visionblind (based on Anthozoa)
Dietphotosymbiotic, suspension feeder (based on Poritidae)
Reproductionalternating, asexual, dispersal=water,planktonic (based on Scleractinia)
Taphonomyaragonite (based on Poritidae)
Primary Reference (PBDB)J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Fossil Distribution

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1961Goniopora turonensis Chevalier

References

Chevalier J. P. (1961) Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean], Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93, 1-562
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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