Characodoma Maplestone, 1900

Type species: Characodoma halli Maplestone, 1900 (=Schizoporella excubans Waters, 1881)

Synonyms Author Type Species
Cleidochasma Harmer, 1957 Gemellipora protrusa Thornely, 1905

This genus includes the following species. Several species in this list should be assigned to other genera. These are marked with a query, and were originally described as, or later assigned to Cleidochasma, but are not closely related.

  1. Characodoma areolatum
  2. (Canu & Bassler, 1929) Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469684
  3. Characodoma bassleri
  4. (Calvet, 1931) Recent East Atlantic Cape Verde WoRMS 986940
  5. Characodoma biavicularium
  6. (Canu & Bassler, 1929) Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469686
  7. Characodoma? cribritheca
  8. (Busk, 1884) Recent South Africa WoRMS 469687
  9. Characodoma elegans
  10. (Lu, 1991) Recent Northwest Pacific - China WoRMS 986941
  11. Characodoma excubans
  12. (Waters, 1881) Neogene Miocene Australia (Victoria)  
  13. Characodoma? gilchristi
  14. Cook, 1966 Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469694
  15. Characodoma glabrum
  16. Gordon & d'Hondt, 1997 Recent New Caledonia WoRMS 469691
  17. Characodoma granosum
  18. (Seguenza, 1880) Neogene Pliocene-Pleistocene Italy  
  19. Characodoma? harmeri
  20. (Cadée, 1987) Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469689
  21. Characodoma? latisinuatum
  22. Harmer, 1957 Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469681
  23. Characodoma lagena
  24. (Lu, 1991) Recent China WoRMS 986942
  25. Characodoma longitudinale
  26. (Harmer, 1957) Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469683
  27. Characodoma mamillatum
  28. (Seguenza, 1880) Recent
    Miocene
    Mediterranean
    Italy
    WoRMS 111305
  29. Characodoma parvum
  30. Gordon & d'Hondt, 1997 Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469692
  31. Characodoma peristomarium
  32. (Canu & Bassler, 1929) Recent Indo-Pacific WoRMS 469685
  33. Characodoma protrusum
  34. (Thornely, 1905) Recent Ceylon WoRMS 469682
  35. Characodoma reclinatum
  36. Rosso, 1999 Neogene Pleistocene Italy (Sicily)  
  37. Characodoma rostratum
  38. Rosso, 1999 Neogene Pleistocene Italy (Calabria)  
  39. Characodoma rotundorum
  40. (Norman, 1909) Recent E. Atlantic (W.Africa) WoRMS 469688
  41. Characodoma rotundum
  42. (Waters, 1881) Neogene Miocene Australia (Victoria)  
  43. Characodoma sinensis
  44. (Lu, 1991) Recent South China Sea WoRMS 986943
  45. Characodoma? strangulatum
  46. (Calvet, 1906) Recent NE Atlantic WoRMS 469696
  47. Characodoma suluense
  48. (Soule, Soule & Chaney, 1991) Recent Philippines WoRMS 469690
  49. Characodoma? tuberculatum
  50. (Osburn, 1952) Recent
    Neogene Pliocene
    Galapagos
    Japan
    WoRMS 469695

The following species have been assigned to Cleidochasma, and have not been reassigned to another genus so far.

  1. Cleidochasma affinis
  2. (Milne Edwards, 1836) Neogene Miocene France WoRMS 240922
  3. Cleidochasma graniferum
  4. (Canu & Bassler, 1929) Recent Philippines WoRMS 469698
  5. Cleidochasma inermis
  6. (Ortmann, 1890) Recent Northwest Pacific - Japan WoRMS 986960
  7. Cleidochasma japonica
  8. (Ortmann, 1890) Recent Northwest Pacific - Japan WoRMS 986959
  9. Cleidochasma verrucosa
  10. (Canu & Bassler, 1929) Recent Philippines WoRMS 469699
Characodoma excubans Characodoma rotundum
Characodoma excubans Characodoma rotundum

Characodoma page at NMITA

Harmer notebook - entry for Characodoma


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