Roniewicz, 1989: 90

Type Species

Alpinoseris dendroidea Roniewicz, 1989: 91, pl. 27, fig.1a-h; Monotypy Roniewicz, 1989: 90

Type Specimen: Holotype; GBA 1982/12/806; Verified; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: Schneckengraben, Gosaukamm, Northern Calcareous Alps. Zlambach Beds, Rhaetian, LateTriassic



Thamnasterioid, frondose; calices on one side of the branch; branches from monocalicular to composed of irregular series of corallites; septes-of valleys present; calicular pits empty; menianes long, oriented upwards; dissepiments small; wall epithecal.


Described by Roniewicz 1989 based on the holotype of the type species (coll. number above)). Possibly, the same species was described by Zankl 1969: 32, text-fig. 24 under the name of Procyclolites sp.1.


From Alpinophyllia Roniewicz and Stuoresimorpha Roniewicz differs in thamnasterioid type of colony and thin septa with long menianes with margins directed upwards.


Only the type species is known


  • Southern Europe; Late Triassic
Known from the Rhaetian, Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria

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This version was contributed by Ewa Roniewicz on 09-Nov-2010 12:56.

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The editor is: Ewa Roniewicz

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