UGA Stratigraphy Lab

The data is in the strata


Specimen Photo Specimen Photo

Gortanipora sp. in longitudinal (left) and tangential (right) sections. Field of view is 1.0 mm. SMH collection.

Gortanipora is a ramose form with internal structure similar to Homotrypa in that it contains numerous cystiphragms. Gortanipora is distinguished by its isolated cystiphragms that do not form overlapping series as they do in Homotrypa.


Gortanipora bassleri (Nickles, 1902)
Occurrence: Arnheim (upper Warren beds), Whitewater
Reference: Dalvé, 1948; Schumacher et al. in Davis and Cuffey, 1998 (mention)
Originally named as Homotrypa bassleri