Deltocyathus stellaris Dennant 1904 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1904. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 7. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 28:52-76

Belongs to Deltocyathus according to J. Dennant 1904

Sister taxa: Deltocyathus australis, Deltocyathus complanatus, Deltocyathus fontinalis, Deltocyathus heteroclitus, Deltocyathus insperatus, Deltocyathus italicus, Deltocyathus lens, Deltocyathus taiwanicus, Deltocyathus tuberculatus, Deltocyathus verconis, Deltocyathus whitei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spring Creek, which is in an Oligocene marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Spring Creek

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