Ortmann, 1890, p. 315



Solitary and colonial; mostly intracalicular budding; meandroid (incl circumoral budding), plocoid, cerioid, or phaceloid; septothecal, paraseptothecal, or parathecal; septa laminar, sometimes fenestrate, formed by one or more fan systems of trabeculae (simple and compound); septal teeth spinose or paddle-shaped, having well-developed secondary calcification axes and limited thickening deposits; spinose (pointed) granulation, often arranged in vertical rows; variable microstructure; sometimes forming paliform lobes; trabecular columella, often spongy; well-developed tabular or vesicular endotheca; peritheca costate or absent.


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