Vaughan, 1900, p. 71

Aldrichia Vaughan, 1900, p. 71 is a junior homonym (unavailable), see Aldrichiella Vaughan, 1903, p.101 (the replacement taxon).

The senior homonym is Aldrichia Coquillett, 1894 (not a scleractinian), and the replacement Aldrichiella Vaughan 1903 is a junior synonym of Platytrochus Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848.

Type Species

Aldrichia elegans Vaughan, 1900, p. 71, pl. 4, figs. 15-19; Monotypy

Type Specimen: Syntype; USNM 158010, 66601; Verified; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: Late Eocene (Jacksonian): Mississippi and Louisiana


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This version was contributed by Ken Johnson on 18-Jan-2013 21:00.

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The editor is: Stephen D. Cairns

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