Conotrochus giraliensis Jell et al. 2011 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Full reference: J. S. Jell, A. G. Cook, and P. A. Jell. 2011. Australian Cretaceous Cnidaria and Porifera. Alcheringa 35(2):241-284

Belongs to Conotrochus according to J. S. Jell et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Ceratotrochus (Conotrochus) elongatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Giralia Range, Miria Formation corals, which is in a Maastrichtian deep subtidal grainstone in the Miria Formation of Australia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Giralia Range, Miria Formation corals

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