Paracyathus taurinensis Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Belongs to Paracyathus according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Paracyathus adetos, Paracyathus alternatus, Paracyathus altus, Paracyathus bastropensis, Paracyathus bellus, Paracyathus crassus, Paracyathus cylindricus, Paracyathus granulosus, Paracyathus henekeni, Paracyathus incrustans, Paracyathus nannodes, Paracyathus pedroensis, Paracyathus peruvianus, Paracyathus procumbens, Paracyathus ravni, Paracyathus rugosus, Paracyathus sinuosus, Paracyathus stearnsii, Paracyathus tasmanicus, Paracyathus turonensis, Paracyathus vaughani, Paracyathus vaughani

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Torino Hill, Piedmont (Miocene of Italy)

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