Disphyllum goldfussi Geinitz

Scale bar = 5cm

Description

Middle Devonian, Old Red Sst. & Devonian Lst.
Torquay
Devon
England
M3240
Description:

The front (top) and back (bottom) of a sectioned colonial rugose coral, the structures formed by the individual polyps are visible. Modern coral are not closely related to the rugose and tabulate corals that became extinct in the end-Permian mass extinction.
Moore, C.
Cyathophyllum caespitosum, Goldfuss

Classification

Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Rugosa
Stauriida
Disphyllinae
Disphyllum
goldfussi
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