: a genus (the type of the family Stromatoporidae) of extinct hydrozoans that form thick concentric laminae of reticulated calcareous tissue with scattered tubules for the zooids and with related hydrozoans constitute extensive beds in various Paleozoic and especially Devonian rocks
adjective or noun

Word History


New Latin, from stromat-, stroma + -o- + -pora

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“Stromatopora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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