Periplacotrochus inflectus Dennant 1903 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Alternative combination: Placotrochus inflectus

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1903. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 6. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 27:208-215

Belongs to Periplacotrochus according to S. D. Cairns 2017

See also Dennant 1903

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Browns Creek, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


• Eocene of Australia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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