Wells, 1935

Type Species

Trechmannaria montanaroae Wells, 1935: 190, pl. 11, figs. 2-3; Original Designation Wells, 1935: 190

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Verified; Unknown

Type Locality: Cretaceous of Jamaica (Portland).

The holotype of the type species is housed at NHM (London) under R.30284.




Colonial, massive, thamnasterioid-meandroid. Gemmation by fission. Corallite centres distinct, arranged in short series, separated by tholiform to tectiform collines. Septa confluent, subcompact to perforated, appearing ragged in section. Synapticulae numerous. Endothecal dissepiments sparse. Columella spongy. No wall between the corallites.


  • Caribbean; Early Cretaceous - Late Cretaceous
  • Western Europe; Late Cretaceous
Cretaceous: Jamaica, France.

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This version was contributed by Rosemarie Baron-Szabo on 12-Sep-2010 16:58.

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The editor is: Rosemarie Baron-Szabo

Trechmannaria montanaroae Wells, 1935, holotype R-30284, upper surface view (A), polished surface (B)