▪ fossil animal
      major division of extinct coral animals found as fossils in Ordovician to Jurassic marine rocks (488 million to 146 million years old). Tabulata is characterized by the presence of interior platforms, or tabulae, and by a general lack of vertical walls, or septa. Colonial masses of these tabulate corals sometimes comprised sizable structures.

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  • Tabulata — Tab u*la ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. tabulatus floored.] (Zo[ o]l.) An artificial group of stony corals including those which have transverse septa in the calicles. The genera {Pocillopora} and Favosites are examples. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tabulata —   [lateinisch], die Bödenkorallen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tabulata — Tabulata …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tabulata —   Tabulata Rango temporal: Ordovícico–Pérmico …   Wikipedia Español

  • tabulata — tab·u·la·ta …   English syllables

  • tabulata — ˌtabyəˈlād.ə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from neuter plural of tabulatus tabulate in some classifications : an artificial group of stony corals (as of the genus Favosites) including those having tubular calicles divided… …   Useful english dictionary

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