Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Morphogenesis of Syringopbrida

Inna I. Tchudinova

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 25 (3-4), 1980: 505-511

General patterns and main trends of syringoporoid morphogenesis are described. Microstructure of corallite wall, connecting elements and tabulae are shown. In syringoporoid evolution similar structures appeared repeatedly;· but as a joale not simultaneously at different taxonomic levels. A new system of the order Syripgoporida is given.

Key words: Corals, Tabulata, Syringoporida, morphogenesis.

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