Corallum colonial, usually forming dendroid colonies by extratentacular budding; septa laminar, composed of one fan system of closely spaced, simple trabeculae resulting in a smooth axial margin; septothecate, externally thickened by dense coenosteum; endothecal dissepiments present or replaced by stereome; synapticulae absent; septa usually hexamerally arranged; columella and pali absent or present.
- Bathelia Moseley, 1881, p. 177
- Cyathelia Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849, p. 68
- Diblasus Lonsdale, 1850, p. 253
- Oculininae Gray, 1947
- Palaeohelia Alloiteau, 1958
- Petrophyllia Conrad, 1855, p. 266
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The editor is: Stephen D. Cairns