Trochocyathus mitratus Goldfuss 1826 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Turbinolia mitrata nobis

Synonyms: Asterosmilia sakalavensis Alloiteau 1951, Notocyathus morozi Kuzmicheva 1975, Paracyathus kangpaensis Wu 1975, Protrochocyathus septempartitus Alloiteau 1958, Trochocyathus corbicula Duncan 1880, Trochocyathus dakotaensis Vaughan 1920, Trochocyathus haunsbergensis Traub 1938, Trochocyathus matleyi Wells 1934, Trochocyathus neumani Vaughan 1920

Belongs to Trochocyathus according to R. Baron-Szabo 2008

See also Alloiteau 1958, Kuzmicheva 1987, Liao and Xia 1994, Traub 1938, Vaughan 1920 and Wells 1934

Sister taxa: Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus), Trochocyathus (Platycyathus), Trochocyathus acutus, Trochocyathus adelaidensis, Trochocyathus androiavensis, Trochocyathus antsiranensis, Trochocyathus balanophylloides, Trochocyathus chevalieri, Trochocyathus cingulatus, Trochocyathus collignoni, Trochocyathus coloradoensis, Trochocyathus conulus, Trochocyathus crassus, Trochocyathus crooki, Trochocyathus cupuliformis, Trochocyathus depressus, Trochocyathus duncani, Trochocyathus egerius, Trochocyathus gardnerae, Trochocyathus hanzawai, Trochocyathus harveyanus, Trochocyathus hemisphaericus, Trochocyathus imparipartitus, Trochocyathus imperialis, Trochocyathus infracompressus, Trochocyathus lakii, Trochocyathus laminus, Trochocyathus madagascariensis, Trochocyathus maplestonei, Trochocyathus mediterraneus, Trochocyathus mexicanum, Trochocyathus michelottii, Trochocyathus microphyes, Trochocyathus microphyllus, Trochocyathus nomlandi, Trochocyathus oregonensis, Trochocyathus paliscus, Trochocyathus perarmatus, Trochocyathus pergranulatus, Trochocyathus persicus, Trochocyathus planicostatus, Trochocyathus plicatus, Trochocyathus pyrenaicus, Trochocyathus revolutus, Trochocyathus sachalinensis, Trochocyathus schmidti, Trochocyathus sellardsi, Trochocyathus sismondae, Trochocyathus speciosus, Trochocyathus stantoni, Trochocyathus subarcuatus, Trochocyathus sublaevis, Trochocyathus taylorensis, Trochocyathus thorenti, Trochocyathus townsendensis, Trochocyathus uber, Trochocyathus valceppiensis, Trochocyathus wilkinsoni, Trochocyathus wiltshirei, Trochocyathus wintoni, Trochocyathus woolmani, Tethocyathus prahli, Tethocyathus walbersdorfensis, Paratrochocyathus cupuliformis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Hungary (1 collection)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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