UGA Stratigraphy Lab

The data is in the strata


Specimen Photo

Atactopora sp. encrusting an orthoconic nautiloid. Scale bar is 3 cm. CMC 57398.

Atactopora is a thin encruster, typically on cephalopod shells. Zoarium bears conspicuous monticules. Lacks mesozooids, but has prominent inflecting styles.


Atactopora angularis Ulrich and Bassler
Occurrence: Economy, Waynesville
Reference: Dalvé, 1948

Atactopora hirsuta Ulrich, 1879
Occurrence: Economy, Southgate, McMicken, Fairmount
Reference: Dalvé, 1948

Atactopora intermedia Cumings and Galloway
Occurrence: McMicken
Reference: Dalvé, 1948

Atactopora maculata Ulrich, 1879
Occurrence: Fairmount
Reference: Dalvé, 1948