Platytrochus diabloensis Durham 1943 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. W. Durham. 1943. Pacific Coast Cretaceous and Tertiary corals. Journal of Paleontology 17(2):196-202

Belongs to Platytrochus according to J. W. Durham 1943

Sister taxa: Platytrochus airensis, Platytrochus bataviae, Platytrochus burcki, Platytrochus claibornensis, Platytrochus curvatus, Platytrochus dominicensis, Platytrochus elegans, Platytrochus hastatus, Platytrochus maudensis, Platytrochus merriami, Platytrochus primaevus, Platytrochus vacuus

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP A3821, Bryon Quad, which is in a Lutetian marine sandstone in the Domengine Formation of California

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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