Paracyathus pedroensis Vaughan 1903 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1903. Coelenterata. The paleontology and stratigraphy of the marine Pliocene and Pleistocene of San Pedro, California. Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 3:86-90

Belongs to Paracyathus according to T. W. Vaughan 1903

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lumber Yard, San Pedro Hill, which is in a Pleistocene coastal sandstone in the San Pedro Formation of California

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lumber Yard, San Pedro Hill

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