Bourneotrochus Wells 1984 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1984. Notes on Indo-Pacific Scleractinian Corals. Part 10. Late Pleistocene ahermatypic corals from Vanuatu. Pacific Science 38(3):205-219

Parent taxon: Caryophylliidae according to J. W. Wells 1984

Sister taxa: Annoticyathus, Anomocora, Antillocyathus, Asterosmilia, Aulocyathus, Axocyathus, Caryophylliinae, Caryosmilia, Ceratotrochus, Citharocyathus, Coelosmilia, Coenocyathus, Conotrochus, Crispatotrochus, Cyathoceras, Dasmosmilia, Deltocyathus, Desmophyllinae, Discoidocyathus, Eusmiliinae, Goniocorella, Helloceras, Heterocyathus, Kraterostrobilos, Lophelia, Odontocyathoides, Oxysmilia, Paracyathus, Parasmiliinae, Parasmilinae, Polycyathus, Solenosmilia, Thecocyathinae, Trochocyathus, Turbinoliinae, Vaughanella, Vielicyathus

Subtaxa: Bourneotrochus veroni

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Type: Bourneotrochus veroni

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Navaka River, Espiritu Santo (Quaternary of Vanuatu)

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