Trochocyathus michelottii d'Achiardi 1868 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative combinations: Caryophyllia michelottii, Trochocyathus (Paratrochocyathus) michelottii

Belongs to Trochocyathus according to W. Kiessling 2014

See also Chaix and Cahuzac 2001 and Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus), Trochocyathus (Platycyathus), Trochocyathus acutus, Trochocyathus adelaidensis, Trochocyathus androiavensis, Trochocyathus antsiranensis, Trochocyathus arenulatus, Trochocyathus balanophylloides, Trochocyathus carbonarius, Trochocyathus cermelli, Trochocyathus chevalieri, Trochocyathus cingulatus, Trochocyathus collignoni, Trochocyathus coloradoensis, Trochocyathus conulus, Trochocyathus crassus, Trochocyathus crooki, Trochocyathus cupuliformis, Trochocyathus depressus, Trochocyathus duncani, Trochocyathus egerius, Trochocyathus gardnerae, Trochocyathus hanzawai, Trochocyathus harveyanus, Trochocyathus hemisphaericus, Trochocyathus imparipartitus, Trochocyathus imperialis, Trochocyathus infracompressus, Trochocyathus lakii, Trochocyathus laminus, Trochocyathus madagascariensis, Trochocyathus mamillatus, Trochocyathus maplestonei, Trochocyathus mediterraneus, Trochocyathus mexicanum, Trochocyathus microphyes, Trochocyathus microphyllus, Trochocyathus mitratus, Trochocyathus nomlandi, Trochocyathus oregonensis, Trochocyathus paliscus, Trochocyathus perarmatus, Trochocyathus pergranulatus, Trochocyathus perrini, Trochocyathus persicus, Trochocyathus planicostatus, Trochocyathus plicatus, Trochocyathus pyrenaicus, Trochocyathus revolutus, Trochocyathus sachalinensis, Trochocyathus schmidti, Trochocyathus sellardsi, Trochocyathus sismondae, Trochocyathus speciosus, Trochocyathus stantoni, Trochocyathus striatus, Trochocyathus subarcuatus, Trochocyathus sublaevis, Trochocyathus taylorensis, Trochocyathus thorenti, Trochocyathus townsendensis, Trochocyathus uber, Trochocyathus umbrella, Trochocyathus valceppiensis, Trochocyathus wilkinsoni, Trochocyathus wiltshirei, Trochocyathus wintoni, Trochocyathus woolmani, Paratrochocyathus cupuliformis, Tethocyathus prahli, Tethocyathus walbersdorfensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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