Paracyathus henekeni Duncan 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combination: Brachycyathus henekeni

Belongs to Paracyathus according to Duncan 1868

Sister taxa: Paracyathus adetos, Paracyathus alternatus, Paracyathus altus, Paracyathus bastropensis, Paracyathus bellus, Paracyathus crassus, Paracyathus cylindricus, Paracyathus granulosus, Paracyathus incrustans, Paracyathus nannodes, Paracyathus pedroensis, Paracyathus peruvianus, Paracyathus procumbens, Paracyathus ravni, Paracyathus rugosus, Paracyathus sinuosus, Paracyathus stearnsii, Paracyathus tasmanicus, Paracyathus taurinensis, Paracyathus turonensis, Paracyathus vaughani, Paracyathus vaughani

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Panama (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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