Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

On a new stylophyllid genus, Pamirophyllum (Scleractinia, Upper Triassic)

Galina K. Melnikova and Ewa Roniewicz

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 35 (1-2), 1990: 85-90

Genus Pamitophyllum nov. is known in the upper Norian of the Pamirs and Central Iran, while in the Rhaetian of the Tatra Mountains. Perfectly cerioid colonies with simple intercorallite walls of a septal origin additionally completed
by auxilliary septal spines are characteristic of these corals. A new species, P. tatricum Roniewicz, has been described from the Tatra Mts.

Key words: Scleractinia, Stylophyllidae, taxonomy, Upper Triassic, Pamirs, Central Iran, Carpathians.

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