Cucullipora tetrasticha MacGillivray, 1895

Cucullipora tetrasticha is a fossil from the Tertiary (Miocene) sediments of southeastern Australia. It has also been recorded from the Recent of offshore southern Australia. The specimen illustrated shows a brooding zooid, the only one that I know of. The species has been recorded living from the southern Australian shelf.

Original description: Cucullipora tetrasticha MacGillivray, 1895
Locality: "Schnapper Point" (Mornington) and Muddy Creek, Victoria;
Type Specimens: MOV P27768 and P14054


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