Ceratotrochus exilis Dennant 1902 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1902. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 5. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 26:255-264

Belongs to Ceratotrochus according to J. Dennant 1902

Sister taxa: Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus), Ceratotrochus clinatus, Ceratotrochus exiguus, Ceratotrochus ginginensis, Ceratotrochus halli, Ceratotrochus kefersteini, Ceratotrochus magnaghii, Ceratotrochus multiserialis, Ceratotrochus multispinosus, Ceratotrochus supracretacea

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cape Otway, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


• Miocene of Australia (3 collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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