Solenopora

Solenopora

[‚säl·ə′näp·rə]
(paleobotany)
A genus of extinct calcareous red algae in the family Solenoporaceae that appeared in the Late Cambrian and lasted until the Early Tertiary.
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B [provisional name 'bifurcata']) and Solenopora spongioides.
Coelosphaeridium sphaericum, Mastopora concava, Vermiporella fragilis and Solenopora spongioides (the algal nature of which is contested, see Riding 2004) occur together with Apidium as well as with Cyclocrinites and as a consequence are not exclusive to a particular assemblage.
These are Otarozoum peri, Harpidella planifrons, Atractocybeloides berneri, Chasmops marginatus, Illaenus jewensis, Solenopora spongioides and Plumulites sp.
Although the absence of evidence is no evidence of absence, it may be telling that Hoeegonites kringla, Solenopora spongioides and Vermiporella fragilis, species which are frequent in type 1 baksteenkalk (cf.
Holosporella arabica GRANIER, Thaumatoporella parvovesiculifera RAINERI, Solenopora sp.