Fossil Scleractinian Corals from James Ross Basin, Antarctica

Fossil Scleractinian Corals from James Ross Basin, Antarctica

Editor(s): Harry F. Filkorn

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

Print ISBN: 9780875908496

Online ISBN: 9781118668009

DOI: 10.1029/AR065

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume 65.

Sixteen scleractinian species are known from the Upper Cretaceous and Paleocene strata of Seymour and Snow Hill islands, Antarctica, based upon all type and newly collected material; nine of those 16 species are described as new. Seven of those nine new species are referred to the Turbinoliidae; four genera of Turbinoliidae also are established as new.

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