Beauvais, 1982, vol. 2, p. 261

Type Species

Mussa abbreviata Reuss, 1854: 104; Subsequent Designation Beauvais, 1982: vol 2, p. 261

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Verified; Unknown

Type Locality: Upper Santonian of Austria (Neffgraben, Gosau Group).

The holotype of the type species is housed at NHMW (Vienna) under 1854/7/50.



Colonial, massive, meandroid. Gemmation intracalicinal-terminal. Calices monocentric or in short wavy series. Peritheca consists of thin vesicular and tabular dissepiments. Septa perforate, nonconfluent to confluent, marginally granular. Columella parietal-spongy. Costae reduced or absent. Synapticulae and endothecal dissepiments abundant. Wall synapticulothecal with occasional septothecal thickenings . No wall between calices of the same series.


  • Central Europe; Late Cretaceous
  • Eastern Europe; Late Cretaceous

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Loboseris abbreviata (Reuss, 1854), holotype
Loboseris abbreviata (Reuss, 1854), holotype