Felix, 1903, p. 309

Type Species

Psilogyra telleri Felix, 1903a: 309, pl. 24, fig. 4; Original Designation Felix, 1903a: 309

Type Specimen: Syntype; ; Verified; Dry Preserved

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

The syntypes of the type species are housed at GBA (Vienna) and NHMW (Vienna) under 1903/309, Felix collection.



Colony massive, meandroid. Individual corallites subdistinct to indistinct, forming long calicinal series separated by tectiform collines and ambulacrae. Septa thick, compact, nonconfluent, finely granulated to strongly beaded laterally. Reduced costae irregularly present. Columella absent, but trabecular extensions of axial septal ends can form a pseudo-columella. Wall septoparathecal. Endothecal and exothecal dissepiments vesicular.


  • Southern Europe; Early Cretaceous - Late Cretaceous
  • Central Europe; Late Cretaceous
  • Caribbean; Late Cretaceous

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This version was contributed by Rosemarie Baron-Szabo on 08-Sep-2010 20:19.

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The editor is: Rosemarie Baron-Szabo

Psilogyra telleri Felix, 1903, syntype