Bathycyathus Milne-Edwards and Haime (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Synonyms: Coronocyathus Alloiteau and Tissier 1958, Frescocyathus Barta-Calmus 1969, Monticyathus Alloiteau and Tissier 1958, Steriphonotrochus Vaughan 1900

Parent taxon: Turbinoliidae according to J. Alloiteau and J. Tissier 1958

See also Baron-Szabo 2008, Kiessling 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Vaughan 1920 and Wells 1956

Sister taxa: Alatotrochus, Alveolocyathus, Australocyathus, Bothrophoria, Conocyathus, Cyathotrochus, Deltocyathoides, Foveolocyathus, Holcotrochus, Laminocyathus, Nicaeotrochus, Palocyathus, Paradeltocyathus, Peponocyathus, Sphenotrochus, Trematotrochus, Tropidocyathus, Turbinolia, Wellsotrochus

Subtaxa: Bathycyathus corneti Bathycyathus laevigatus Bathycyathus lloydi Bathycyathus matheroni Bathycyathus piveteaui Bathycyathus pulcher Bathycyathus termofurae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (2 collections), Italy (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Greenland (1), United States (1: North Dakota)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Ukraine (3), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 14 collections including 20 occurrences

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