Periplacotrochus corniculatus Dennant 1899 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Alternative combination: Placotrochus corniculatus

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1899. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 23:112-122

Belongs to Periplacotrochus according to S. D. Cairns 2017

See also Dennant 1899

Sister taxa: Periplacotrochus cudmorei, Periplacotrochus deltoideus, Periplacotrochus elegans, Periplacotrochus elongatus, Periplacotrochus inflectus, Periplacotrochus magnus, Periplacotrochus pueblensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Adelaide bore, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Adelaide bore

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