corallite

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corallite

(ˈkɒrəlaɪt)
n
(Zoology) the skeleton of a coral polyp
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Variation in the Silurian tabulate coral Paleofavosites asper, and the status of Mesofavosites.
The taxonomy of tabulate corals in Baltoscandia was long based on the typological approach.
Light grey, massive, mottled, limy dolomicrite with abundant specimens of the tabulate coral Riphaeolites cf.
and the tabulate coral Syringopora schmidti Tchernychev are found.
In Palaeozoic endosymbiosis it is possible that the particular tabulate coral taxa which tend to contain bioclaustrations may have been among the community's least aggressive or toxic corals (Tapanila 2005).
Morphological variation of the tabulate coral Paleofavosites cf.
It is known that tabulate corals underwent a significant faunal change across the Ordovician-Silurian transition (Scrutton 1988; Kaljo 1996).
Latest Ordovician and earliest Silurian tabulate corals of South China.
3 m thick in situ reef framework of the first reef unit is chiefly constructed by tabulate corals and massive stromatoporoids (Clathrodictyon), which are partly silicified.
The largest proportion (25%) of the rock surface is occupied by brachiopods, rugose and tabulate corals (10%) and branching bryozoans (10%).