Periplacotrochus Cairns 2017 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Full reference: S. D. Cairns. 2017. New azooxanthellate genus of Scleractinia (Flabellidae) from the Australian Cenozoic. Journal of Paleontology 91(3):407-416

Parent taxon: Flabellidae according to S. D. Cairns 2017

Sister taxa: Adkinsella, Blastotrochus, Conosmilia, Cycloflabellum, Flabellum, Gardineria, Javania, Monomyces, Placotrochus, Rhizotrochus, Truncatoflabellum

Subtaxa: Periplacotrochus corniculatus Periplacotrochus cudmorei Periplacotrochus deltoideus Periplacotrochus elegans Periplacotrochus elongatus Periplacotrochus inflectus Periplacotrochus magnus Periplacotrochus pueblensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Australia (4)

• Eocene of Australia (3)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 9 collections including 15 occurrences

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