Paracyathus tasmanicus Dennant 1899 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1899. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 23:112-122

Belongs to Paracyathus according to J. Dennant 1899

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Table Cape, which is in a Miocene/Miocene marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Table Cape

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