Macropora cribrilifera Maplestone, 1901

Macropora cribrilifera is recorded from the Miocene of southeastern Australia.

The specimen illustrated above is from the Mitchell River, near Bairnsdale, Australia. The ovicell develops from a zooid which has an orifice distal to the brood chamber. This specimen is in the group defined as the subgenus Macroporella by Uttley (1949). Avicularian zooids.

Original description: Macropora cribrilifera Maplestone, 1901
Locality: Mitchell River, Victoria.
Type specimen: MOV P10149

Plate 34, fig. 2 of Maplestone, 1901.


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