Stromatopora

noun Stro·ma·top·o·ra \ˌstrōməˈtäpərə\

Definition of Stromatopora

  1. :  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

stromatoporoid

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of stromatopora

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


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