Placocyathus costatus Duncan 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Meandrina (Placocyathus) costatus

Belongs to Placocyathus according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Budd et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Placocyathus alveolus, Placocyathus barretti, Placocyathus variabilis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Jamaica (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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