Reis, 1889, p.130
Hydnophyllia Reis, 1889, p.130 is a junior synonym (available and invalid), see Colpophyllia Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848, p. 492.
Leptoria eocaenica Reuss, 1864, p.19, pl.9, fig.9; Monotypy Reis, 1889, p.130
Type Specimen: Holotype; GBA 1864/002/032; Verified; Dry Preserved
Type Locality: Polschitza (Polšica) near Oberburg in Steiermark (Gornji Grad, Slovenia), Oligocene.
See Barta-Calmus 1973, p.384, who reported the holotype to be lost, and renamed the species Hydnophyllia oligocenica and assigned a specimen in the Reis collection in Munich (XXVIII-25) to be the holotype. However, Reuss' specimen of Leptoria eocaenica is available at the Geological Survey of Austria.
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