Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) subcristatus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Trochocyathus subcristatus

Belongs to Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) according to C. Chaix and B. Cahuzac 2001

Sister taxa: Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) bellardii, Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) bellingherianus, Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) duodecimcostatus, Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) pentaradiatus, Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) taurinensis, Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) validus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (1 collection), Morocco (2)

• Oligocene of France (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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