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
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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