Deltocyathus italicus Michelotti 1838 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Turbinolia italica

Belongs to Deltocyathus according to Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848

Sister taxa: Deltocyathus australis, Deltocyathus complanatus, Deltocyathus fontinalis, Deltocyathus heteroclitus, Deltocyathus insperatus, Deltocyathus lens, Deltocyathus stellaris, Deltocyathus taiwanicus, Deltocyathus tuberculatus, Deltocyathus verconis, Deltocyathus whitei

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Miocene of Italy (3), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Romania (1)

• Oligocene of Hungary (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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