Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Monstroseris, a new Upper Triassic scleractinian coral from Iran

Galina K. Melnikova

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 34 (1), 1989: 71-74

A new scleractinian genus of the suborder Stylophyllina Beauvais, 1981 has been found in the upper Norian (- Rhaetian) series in the Central Iran. The genus Monstroseris nov. has its skeleton built exclusively of septal spines,
differing from other corals of that group.

Key words: Scleractinia, Triassic, Rhaetian, Central Iran.

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