Sphenotrochus Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848

Filander, Zoleka N., Kitahara, Marcelo V., Cairns, Stephen D., Sink, Kerry J. & Lombard, Amanda T., 2021, Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from South Africa, ZooKeys 1066, pp. 1-198 : 1

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Sphenotrochus Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848


Sphenotrochus Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848


Corallum cuneiform with a rounded base; transverse division lacking. Theca imperforate; costae smooth, corresponding to septa. Costae sometimes degenerate into discontinuous fragments on basal or all of thecal face. Three or four cycles of septa. Pali absent; columella lamellar.

Type species.

Turbinolia crispa Lamarck, 1816, by subsequent designation ( Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850b).