Marenzeller, 1901

Type Species

Anomastraea irregularis Marenzeller, 1901, p. 124–125, figs. 3, 3a; Original Designation Marenzeller, 1901: 124–125

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Not Traced; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: Zanzibar, Tanzania


Corallum colonial, attached, encrusting to massive. Corallites cerioid, polygonal in outline, predominantly monocentric, seldom bi or tricentric, wall synapticulothecal, perforate. Septa partly perforate, joined by one row of synapticulae, fusing towards the fossa. Septa ornamentation composed of paddle-shaped granules perpendicular to the septal plane. Septa sides granular. Columella developed, formed by multiple processes.


  • Indian Ocean; Recent

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This version was contributed by Francesca Benzoni on 04-Nov-2012 19:58.

Page authors are: Francesca Benzoni. Please contact the editor if you would like to contribute to the diagnosis of this taxon.

The editor is: Ann Budd

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