Eliášová, 1976, p. 186

The name is a nomen novum pro Ogilviella Eliášová 1973.

Ogilvinella Eliášová, 1976, p. 186 is a replacement taxon for Ogilviella Eliasova, 1973, p. 276.

Type Species

Ogilviella elegans Eliášová, 1973, p. 276, pl. 5 fig. 1, , text-fig.3-4; Original Designation

Type Specimen: Holotype; ÚÚG HF 120; Verified; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: Tithonian (Upper Jurassic)-Berriasian (Lower Cretaceous) from Štramberk (Czech Republic)

The holotype is a colony destroyed during the preparation of the thin section n°84345




Massive plocoid corallum. Peritheca made of non confluent costae joined by exothecal dissepiments. Corallite elliptical in outline, Extracalicular increase. Radial elements are rhipidogyrid costoseptal, compact, free, straight to curved, bicuneiform, highly unequal in thickness. Inner edge rhopaloid, lateral faces with sharp dense small granules. No palis. Clear hexameral symmetry. Bilateral symmetry marked by elongation of the corallite, by curvature of septa, by the lamellar columella and by the development of septa in lateral sectors. Endotheca made of vesicular dissepiments in the whole corallite. No synapticulae. Paraseptotheca formed by enlargement of radial elements.


3 species known.


  • Southern Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe; Late Jurassic - Early Cretaceous

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This version was contributed by Bernard Lathuilière on 26-Nov-2010 14:44.

Page authors are: Bernard Lathuilière Helena Eliášová. Please contact the editor if you would like to contribute to the diagnosis of this taxon.

The editor is: Bernard Lathuilière

Ogilvinella elegans holotype
Ogilvinella elegans holotype