Ceratotrochus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Parent taxon: Caryophylliidae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Annoticyathus, Anomocora, Antillocyathus, Asterosmilia, Aulocyathus, Axocyathus, Bourneotrochus, Caryophylliinae, Caryosmilia, Citharocyathus, Coelosmilia, Coenocyathus, Conotrochus, Crispatotrochus, Cyathoceras, Dasmosmilia, Deltocyathus, Desmophyllinae, Discoidocyathus, Eusmiliinae, Goniocorella, Helloceras, Heterocyathus, Kraterostrobilos, Lophelia, Odontocyathoides, Oxysmilia, Paracyathus, Parasmiliinae, Parasmilinae, Polycyathus, Solenosmilia, Thecocyathinae, Trochocyathus, Turbinoliinae, Vaughanella, Vielicyathus

Subtaxa: Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) Ceratotrochus clinatus Ceratotrochus exiguus Ceratotrochus exilis Ceratotrochus ginginensis Ceratotrochus halli Ceratotrochus kefersteini Ceratotrochus magnaghii Ceratotrochus multiserialis Ceratotrochus multispinosus Ceratotrochus supracretacea

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Australia (4), the Dominican Republic (1), France (2), Italy (5), Morocco (3), the Netherlands (1), Poland (3), Portugal (3), South Africa (1)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), France (2), Hungary (3), Iran (2)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Spain (4)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Libya (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 53 collections including 84 occurrences

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