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n. pl.1.(Zool.) An artificial group of stony corals including those which have transverse septa in the calicles. The genera Pocillopora and Favosites are examples.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Parasteatoda tabulata Levi, 1980--is a nonnative species that is largely restricted to eastern Canada, but has been found in Illinois.
Inkommunikatnye tabulyaty Estonii [The Incommunicate Tabulata of Estonia] Eesti NSV Teaduste Akadeemia Geoloogia Instituut, 96 pp.
(1981): Rugosa and Tabulata. Teichert C (ed) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part F [Coelenterata] Suppl 1.
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and Elias, R.J., 2004, Paleobiologic features of Trabeculites maculatus (Tabulata, Late Ordovician, southern Manitoba): Journal of Paleontology, v 78, p.
The only predators found in the lanterns during the rearing phase were mollusks (Septa tabulata) and Portunid crabs (Portunus).