Cryptocoenia biedai Morycowa 1964

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylinidae

Alternative combinations: Adelocoenia biedai, Procyathophora biedai

Synonyms: Adelocoenia bulgarica Toula 1884, Astrocoenia bulgarica Toula 1884, Cryptocoenia bulgarica Toula 1884, Cryptocoenia ramosa Toula 1889, Cyathophora atempa Felix 1891, Cyathophora hedbergi Wells 1944

Full reference: E. Morycowa. 1964. Hexacoralla des Couches de Grodziszcze (Neocomien, Carpathes) [Hexacorals from the Grodziszcze Beds (Neocomian, Carpathians)]. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 9(1):3-114

Belongs to Cryptocoenia according to H. Loeser et al. 2018

See also Baron-Szabo 2017, Löser 2006, Löser and Raeder 1995, Reyeros-Navarro 1963 and Wells 1944

Sister taxa: Cryptocoenia aguilerai, Cryptocoenia alligniensis, Cryptocoenia antiqua, Cryptocoenia brevis, Cryptocoenia cartieri, Cryptocoenia castellum, Cryptocoenia corbariensis, Cryptocoenia delemontana, Cryptocoenia dubia, Cryptocoenia fontserei, Cryptocoenia globula, Cryptocoenia insignis, Cryptocoenia intricata, Cryptocoenia jacobi, Cryptocoenia luciensis, Cryptocoenia lusitanica, Cryptocoenia matskevici, Cryptocoenia michelini, Cryptocoenia miyakoensis, Cryptocoenia neocomiensis, Cryptocoenia nivernensis, Cryptocoenia octonaria, Cryptocoenia octosepta, Cryptocoenia parvistella, Cryptocoenia pistillum, Cryptocoenia regularis, Cryptocoenia slovenica, Cryptocoenia stelliserrata, Cryptocoenia tabulata, Cryptocoenia wegeneri

Type specimens:

  • Cryptocoenia biedai: Its type locality is Trzemesna, Grodziszcze Beds, Carpathians, which is in a Barremian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks/conglomerate in the Grodziszcze Formation of Poland
  • Astrocoenia bulgarica:
  • Cryptocoenia ramosa:
  • Cyathophora atempa:
  • Cyathophora hedbergi: Its type locality is Las Cinco Ceibas, which is in an Aptian/Albian perireef or subreef limestone in the Barranquin Formation of Venezuela.


• Cretaceous of Greece (4 collections), Hungary (1), Poland (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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