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Mesofavosites

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Mesofavosites Sokolov
1964Mesofavosites Klaamann
1981Mesofavosites Hill
2002Mesofavosites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderFavositidaWedekind 1937
familyFavositidaeDana 1846
subfamilyPaleofavositinaeSokolov 1981
genusMesofavositesSokolov 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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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 Richmond to the top of the Lochkovian or 449.50000 to 410.80000 Ma

Collections (139 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Ordovician458.4 - 443.4USA (Alaska) M. sp. (100879 100880)
Katian453.0 - 445.2China M. sp. (193282)
Richmond449.5 - 445.6USA (Alaska) M. sp. (49341)
Ashgill449.5 - 443.7China (XinJiang) M. sp. (20790)
Ashgill449.5 - 443.7China (GanSu) M. sp. (8546)
Ashgill449.5 - 443.7Russian Federation M. sp. (78802)
Ashgillian449.5 - 443.7Russian Federation (Yakutiya) M. dualis (79554) M. grandis (79559) M. grandis, M. sp., M. pulchrum (79562) M. pulchrum (79445) M. pulchrum, M. dualis (79444) M. sp. (79411 79449 79501 79504 79565)
Porkuni445.6 - 443.7Estonia (Lääne-Virumaa) M. dualis (174122) M. nikitini (80715)
Rhuddanian443.4 - 440.8Estonia M. sp. (61750)
Juuru443.4 - 439.0Estonia (Hiiu) M. fleximurinus, M. fortis (175056) M. fleximurinus, M. similis (174178)
Juuru443.4 - 439.0Estonia M. dualis, M. fleximurinus, M. similis (174946 174947) M. dualis, M. kiltsiensis (174971) M. dualis, M. similis (174099) M. fleximurinus (77386 77389) M. fleximurinus, M. similis (77388) M. silicificatus (174162) M. sp., M. inferior, M. bonus (195592)
Juuru443.4 - 439.0Estonia (Lääne-Viru County) M. dualis (175064)
Rhuddanian - Aeronian443.4 - 438.5Russian Federation (Siberia) M. dualis (206465 206484 206543 206560)
Raikkula443.4 - 436.0Estonia (Lääne) M. dualis (175047)
Raikkula443.4 - 436.0Estonia M. dualis, M. fleximurinus (175078) M. dualis, M. fleximurinus, M. inferior (175070) M. fleximurinus (175039) M. inferior (175067) M. sp., M. dualis, M. similis (172928)
Raikkula443.4 - 436.0Estonia (Rapla) M. multiporus (174997)
Raikkula443.4 - 436.0Estonia (Hiiu) M. fleximurinus, M. fortis (174963)
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Mongolia (Gobi Altai) M. akchokkensis (13188)
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Russian Federation (Khakasiya) M. khalfini, M. sp., M. fleximurinus, M. obliquus (78710)
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Russian Federation (Siberia) M. planus, M. dualis (206347)
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Russian Federation (Yakutiya) M. fleximirinus (79413) M. fleximurinus (79481 79509 79571) M. ganinensis, M. insuetus (79479) M. insuetus, M. ganinensis (79478) M. interior (79412) M. mediocris (79416) M. multiporus (79454) M. multitabulata, M. regularis, M. obliquus (79512) M. regularis (79574) M. regularis, M. obliquus (79513) M. regularis, M. sp. (79514) M. sp. (79507 79569) M. sp., M. fleximurinus (79567) M. sp., M. silicificatus (79506)
Llandovery - Wenlock443.4 - 427.4China (Xinjiang) M. sp. (27816)
Silurian443.4 - 419.2China (Nei Mongol) M. elegans (27732)
Aeronian440.8 - 438.5China M. sp. (61431 164269)
Aeronian - Telychian440.8 - 433.4China M. chuannanensis (164287 164288 164289)
Adavere439.0 - 428.2Estonia M. alveolitoides (174999) M. obliquus (195607) M. validus, M. obliquus (175037)
Adavere439.0 - 428.2Estonia (Saare) M. alveolitoides, M. bonus (174958)
Adavere439.0 - 428.2Estonia (Lääne) M. alveolitoides, M. obliquus (175021 175071) M. obliquus (174970)
Adavere439.0 - 428.2Estonia (Saare ) M. alveolitoides (174948)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4Russian Federation (Yakutiya) M. ganinensis, M. obliquus (79395)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4China (Hubei) M. sp. (27779)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4China M. sp. (27773)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4China (Yunnan) M. sp. (27851)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4China (Sichuan) M. sp. (23254)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4China (Anhui) M. sp. (27737)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4China (Gansu) M. gannanensis (27914) M. sp. (27826)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4China (Sichuan) M. angustus (27874)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4Mongolia M. regularis (79684)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4Russian Federation (Tyva) M. fleximurinus, M. obliquus (78713)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4Russian Federation M. sp. (24690) M. thamnoporoides (24758)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Alaska) M. sp. (100911) M. sp. B (100908)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4China (Xinjiang) M. ajaquensis (27834)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4Russian Federation (Yakutiya) M. brevispinus (79397 79400 79527 79528) M. regularis (79485) M. sp. (79423) M. spinitabulata (79421 79422)
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0Mongolia M. obliquus (41061)
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0China (Sichuan) M. sp. (27805 27878)
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0China (Nei Mongol) M. sp. (27731)
Wenlock - Pridoli433.4 - 419.2China (Sichuan) M. sp. (27812)
Jaani428.2 - 426.2Estonia (Hiiumaa) M. secundus, M. imbellis (160536)
Jaani428.2 - 426.2Estonia (Saare) M. secundus (175060) M. secundus, M. imbellis (175057)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Ukraine M. multiporus (23354)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Belarus M. sp. (23662)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Belarus M. sp. (23658)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Ukraine M. alveolitoides (23376 23468 23478) M. multiporus (23375)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Mongolia M. nigeranuensis (79642) M. regularis, M. nigeranuensis (79685)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0China (Sichuan) M. regularis (27806)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0China (Xinjiang) M. barkolensis, M. zhifangensis, M. obliquus (27769) M. obliquus (27795) M. sp. (27768)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0USA (Alaska) M. sp. B (100895 100896 100899 100901 100902) M. sp. B, M. sp. A (100898 100900)
Ludlow - Pridoli427.4 - 419.2China (Xinjiang) M. khalfini (27733)
Ludlow - Pridoli427.4 - 419.2China (Nei Mongol) M. sp. (27903)
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2Poland M. imbellis (23040)
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2Ukraine M. pinnatoides (23360 23485)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8China (Jilin) M. sp. (27746)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Japan M. igoi (158164 158194)