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Mesofavosites dualis

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Mesofavosites dualis was named by Sokolov (1951). It is the type species of Mesofavosites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Mesofavosites dualis Sokolov

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
orderFavositidaWedekind 1937
familyFavositidaeDana 1846
subfamilyPaleofavositinaeSokolov 1981
genusMesofavositesSokolov 1951
speciesdualisSokolov 1951

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitesubc
Locomotion: stationarysubc
Attached: yessubc
Life habit: epifaunalsubc
Diet: suspension feedersubc
Diet 2: photosymbioticsubc
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-27 16:54:11
Modified: 2004-02-28 16:53:41
Source: subc = subclass, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Porkuni to the top of the Juuru or 445.60000 to 439.00000 Ma

Collections (17 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ashgillian449.5 - 443.7Russian Federation (Yakutiya) Mesofavosites dualis (79444 79554)
Porkuni445.6 - 443.7Estonia (Lääne-Virumaa) Mesofavosites dualis (174122)
Juuru443.4 - 439.0Estonia (Lääne-Viru County) Mesofavosites dualis (175064)
Juuru443.4 - 439.0Estonia Mesofavosites dualis (174099 174946 174947 174971)
Rhuddanian - Aeronian443.4 - 438.5Russian Federation (Siberia) Mesofavosites dualis (206465 206484 206543 206560)
Raikkula443.4 - 436.0Estonia (Lääne) Mesofavosites dualis (175047)
Raikkula443.4 - 436.0Estonia Mesofavosites dualis (172928 175070 175078)
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Russian Federation (Siberia) Mesofavosites dualis (206347)