Orbigny, 1850, vol. 2, p. 278
Astrea elegans Goldfuss, 1826: 69, pl. 23, fig. 6; Original Designation d'Orbigny, 1850: 278
Type Specimen: Syntype; ; Verified; Dry Preserved
Type Locality: Maastrichtian of the Netherlands (Maastricht).
The type material of the type species is in the inventory of IPB (Bonn) under 231 a and b.
Colonial, massive, cerioid or subplocoid; gemmation extracalicinal and intracalicinal; costosepta compact with rare pores, confluent or nonconfluent; columella trabecular or absent; endothecal and perithecal dissepiments thin, vesicular; wall synapticulothecal and septoparathecal with pores.
- Central Europe; Late Cretaceous
- Caribbean; Late Cretaceous
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This version was contributed by Rosemarie Baron-Szabo on 14-Sep-2010 13:33.
Page authors are: Rosemarie Baron-Szabo Ann Budd. Please contact the editor if you would like to contribute to the diagnosis of this taxon.
The editor is: Rosemarie Baron-Szabo