Seguenza, 1864, p. 61
S. elegans Seguenza, 1864, p. 62, pl. 7, figs. 1a-i; Subsequent Designation Wells, 1936, p. 131
Type Specimen: Unknown; NHMW ; Not Traced; Unknown
Type Locality: Pleistocene: Messina, Italy
There are three subgenera, this being the nominal subgenus; see Zibrowius (1991) for type species deposition; Chevalier (1961) discusses some fossil species
Corallum solitary, bowl-shaped, free; septotheca costate; broad paliform lobes usually present before all but last septal cycle; columella papillose or a solid fusion of axial septal edges.
Approximately 14 species, half known as fossils.
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The editor is: Stephen D. Cairns