Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) bellardii Michelin 1841 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Turbinolia bellardii

Belongs to Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

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

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