Australopolypora Engel, 1979

Type species: Polypora palenensis Crockford, 1949

Type species not recognisable. Type species description based upon moulds and latex impression; no internal characters (McKinney & Jackson 2015). The species listed below are species inquirenda

This genus includes the species:

  1. Australopolypora altinodosa
  2. (Campbell, 1961) U. Carboniferous (Mosc.?) Australia (NSW) WoRMS 1410058
  3. Australopolypora fovea
  4. (Crockford, 1944) L. Permian (Art.) Australia (WA) WoRMS 1410059
  5. Australopolypora keppelensis
  6. (Crockford, 1962) L.Permian (Art. - Kaz.) Australia (NSW, Qld) WoRMS 1410060
  7. Australopolypora keppelensis parvula
  8. Engel, 1979 U. Carboniferous (Bash. - Mosc.) Australia (NSW) WoRMS 1414738
  9. Australopolypora neerkolensis
  10. (Crockford, 1949) U. Carboniferous (Bash. - Mosc.) Australia (Qld), Argentina WoRMS 1410061
  11. Australopolypora palenensis
  12. (Crockford, 1949) U. Carboniferous (Bash. - Mosc.) Australia (NSW) WoRMS 1410062
  13. Australopolypora rawdonensis
  14. Engel, 1979 L. Carboniferous (Vis.) Australia (NSW) WoRMS 1400095
  15. Australopolypora scalpta
  16. (Campbell, 1961) U. Carboniferous Australia (NSW) WoRMS 1410063

This information is based upon various sources, but no personal knowledge. I am indebted to the late Alan Horowitz for his compilation, and to Dr. J. Pachut.
I would be grateful for corrections to, or critical reviews of this information. This is not a 'final' version (an impossible ideal), but a working document.

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