Discotrochus astericus Squires 1958 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

Full reference: D. F. Squires. 1958. The Cretaceous and Tertiary corals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 29:1-107

Belongs to Discotrochus according to D. F. Squires 1958

Sister taxa: Discotrochus cylindricus, Discotrochus hoelzli, Discotrochus michelottii, Discotrochus pateriformis, Discotrochus pseudoduncani

Type specimen: Its type locality is S146 Hampden Beach, which is in a Bortonian marine horizon in New Zealand

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at S146 Hampden Beach

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