Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

An illustrated key to the British lithostrotionid corals

John R. Nudds

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 25 (3-4), 1980: 385-394

The key is a guide to the identification of the 28 British species of the Lower Carboniferous coral family Lithostrotionidae. Each species is illustrated diagrammatically, emphasizing those features which distinguish it from comparable forms. The stratigraphical ranges of these species through the Lower Carboniferous are shown in tabular form.

Key words: Corals, Rugosa, Lithostrotionidae, Lower Carboniferous, Great Britain, identification key.

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