Tabulata

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Translingual[edit]

polished section of Michelinia sp.

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From Latin tabulāta (floored), after the well-developed horizontal internal partitions (tabulae) within each cell and reduced or absent vertical internal partitions (septa).

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Tabulata

  1. A taxonomic order within the class Anthozoatabulates: extinct corals that form colonies of individual hexagonal cells (corallites) forming a honeycomb skeleton.

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