Placocyathus barretti Duncan 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Meandrina (Placocyathus) barretti

Full reference: P. M. Duncan. 1863. On the fossil corals of the West Indian Islands. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 19:406-458

Belongs to Placocyathus according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Budd et al. 1994 and Duncan 1863

Sister taxa: Placocyathus alveolus, Placocyathus costatus, Placocyathus variabilis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Jamaica (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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