Periplacotrochus elegans Tenison-Woods 1878 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Alternative combination: Placotrochus elegans

Belongs to Periplacotrochus according to S. D. Cairns 2017

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Clifton Bank, Muddy Creek (lower blue marls) (Miocene of Australia)

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