Bidiastopora d'Orbigny, 1849

Type species: Diastopora cervicornis Michelin, 1846 = Diastopora lamellosa Michelin, 1846

The genus Bidiastopora is a subjective synonym of Multisparsa. However, this page is maintained to record some species which need revision.

This genus includes the species:

  1. Bidiastopora compressa
  2. (d'Orbigny, 1850) Late Cretaceous Cenomanian France WoRMS 1410175
  3. Bidiastopora corrugata
  4. Guha & Nathan, 1996 Cretaceous India WoRMS 1400318
  5. Bidiastopora royana
  6. d'Orbigny, 1851 Late Cretaceous Maastrichtian France WoRMS 1400319
  7. Bidiastopora toetoeana
  8. Stoliczka, 1865 Neogene Miocene New Zealand WoRMS 1400320
  9. Bidiastopora? torquata
  10. Kirkpatrick, 1888 Recent SE Australia WoRMS 472176
  11. Bidiastopora tubulifera
  12. (Reuss, 1848) Neogene Miocene Austria WoRMS 1410176
  13. Bidiastopora voigti
  14. Guha & Nathan, 1996 Cretaceous India WoRMS 1400321
Bidiastopora? torquata

Bidiastopora page at d'Orbigny Home Page, Natural History Museum. These URL's have been deleted, and it is not yet possible to discover any link to the data (12/3/2017). It is possible to explore the information on the Wayback Machine

From the images of the type species in the d'Orbigny Collection, it is clear that this genus does not belong with the Plagioeciidae, and that the Recent species from Australia is not a close relative. Further revision to the web pages will be undertaken - eventually!

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