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Article: Lower Palaeozoic corals from New South Wales

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 4
Part: 3
Publication Date: October 1961
Page(s): 334 361
Author(s): D. L. Strusz
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STRUSZ, D. L. 1961. Lower Palaeozoic corals from New South Wales. Palaeontology4, 3, 334–361.

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A collection of corals from an area of some 30 square miles near Wellington, in central-western New South Wales, is described. These comprise twelve rugose and sixteen tabulate species from stratigraphic horizons, ranging from probable Upper Ordovician to Lower or Middle Devonian. Species of the rugose genera Phaulactis, Entelophyllum, Disphyllum, Palaeophyllum, Tryplasma, Nipponophyllum, and Coronoruga gen. nov., and the tabulate genera Heliolites, Propora, Favosites, Multisolenia, Striatopora, Acanthohalysites, Halysites, Schedohalysites, Fahicatenipora, Quepora, and Syringopora are described, and three new species are erected.
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