Heterocyathus aequicostatus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Belongs to Heterocyathus according to Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848

Sister taxa: Heterocyathus carthausi, Heterocyathus elberti, Heterocyathus elongatus, Heterocyathus japonicus, Heterocyathus mai, Heterocyathus priscus

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Fiji (1 collection), India (1), Indonesia (2), Japan (5), Taiwan (1), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Philippines (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Japan (1), Taiwan (2)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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