Smilotrochus cenomanus Fromentel 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combinations: Parasmiliopsis cenomana, Trochosmilia cenomana

Belongs to Smilotrochus according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Turnsek et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Smilotrochus arnaudi, Smilotrochus besairiei, Smilotrochus carnarvonensis, Smilotrochus cornucopiae, Smilotrochus curtus, Smilotrochus elongatus, Smilotrochus galeriformis, Smilotrochus hungaricus, Smilotrochus incurvus, Smilotrochus milneri, Smilotrochus palmerae, Smilotrochus ponderosus, Smilotrochus tuberosus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Mesilla Valley Shale, Cerro de Cristo Rey, New Mexico (Cretaceous of New Mexico)

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