Periplacotrochus elongatus Duncan 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Alternative combination: Placotrochus elongatus

Belongs to Periplacotrochus according to S. D. Cairns 2017

See also Alloiteau and Tissier 1958

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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