Oppenheim, 1930, p. 418

Type Species

Araeacis lobata Reuss, 1854: 83, pl. 13, figs. 13-14.; Subsequent Designation Wells, 1936: 122

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Verified; Unknown

Type Locality: Santonian of Austria (Gosau Group).

The holotype of the type species is housed at NHMW (Vienna) under 1864/XI/1221.




Colonial, plocoid. Gemmation extracalicinal. Costosepta compact to subcompact, nonconfluent, laterally spinose to granulated, marginally granulate. Columella feebly developed, lamellar or absent and replaced by trabecular extensions forming a pseudo-columella. Wall parathecal and septoparathecal with occasional pores. Thick septotheca may form secondarily. Endothecal dissepiments vesicular to subtabulate. Exothecal dissepiments large vesicular, solid or porous.


  • Southern Europe; Late Cretaceous
  • Central Europe; Late Cretaceous

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Nefocoenia lobata (Reuss, 1854), ?holotype