Periplacotrochus magnus Dennant 1904 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Alternative combination: Placotrochus magnus

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1904. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 7. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 28:52-76

Belongs to Periplacotrochus according to S. D. Cairns 2017

See also Dennant 1904

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spring Creek, which is in an Oligocene marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Australia (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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