Kuehn, 1933, p. 179

Type Species

Aspidastraea orientalis Kuehn, 1933, 179; pl. 17, fig. 7; Original Designation Kühn, 1933: 179; pl. 17, fig. 7

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Verified; Unknown

Type Locality: Senonian of Iran

The holotype of the type species is housed at the British Museum under NHM R.30276.




Colony forming a cupolate corallum. Gemmation circumoral. Septa porous or subcompact, and covered with numerous granules and pennulae laterally. Synapticulae abundant. Columella feebly developed, trabecular, or absent. No wall between the corallites. Endothecal dissepiments sparse.


  • Central Europe; Late Cretaceous
  • South Asia; Late Cretaceous

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Aspidastraea orientalis Kuehn, 1933, holotype