Orbigny, 1850, p. 208

Heterophyllia Orbigny, 1850, p. 208 is a junior homonym (unavailable), see Taxogyra Wells, 1937 (pro Heterophyllia d'Orbigny, 1850 non McCoy, 1849) (the replacement taxon).

Type Species

Meandrina macroreina Michelin, 1846, p. 292, pl. 67, fig. 4.; Monotypy Orbigny, 1850, p. 208

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Not Traced; Unknown



Because Heterophyllia d'Orbigny, 1850, represents a junior homonym of the Carboniferous coral Heterophyllia McCoy, 1849, Wells (1937) created the new genus name Taxogyra for d'Orbigny's taxon.


  • Central Europe; Late Cretaceous

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