Morycowa and Masse, 1998

Type Species

Saltocyathus urgonensis Morycowa and Masse, 1998: 734.; Original Designation Morycowa and Masse, 1998: 734.

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Verified; Unknown

Type Locality: Lower Aptian of southern France (Sault, Vaucluse).

The holotype of the type species is housed at UJ (Krakow) under Prov. 70.



Solitary, subcylindroid-trochoid. Calice circular in outline. Calicinal pit elongate. Costosepta compact, smooth or finely granulated laterally. Lonsdaleoid septa present. Columella absent. Wall parathecal or septothecal. Endothecal dissepiments tabulate. Epitheca thin.


Affinities: Similar to Rhipidomeandra but forms solitary corallum.


  • Central Europe; Early Cretaceous

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This version was contributed by Rosemarie Baron-Szabo on 19-Sep-2010 15:47.

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The editor is: Rosemarie Baron-Szabo

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