Conocyathus d'Orbigny 1849 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Synonym: Pleurocyathus Keferstein 1859

Parent taxon: Turbinoliidae according to S. D. Cairns 1997

See also Berndt and Welle 1995, Kiessling 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

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

Subtaxa: Conocyathus (Chingchingocyathus) Conocyathus cyclocostatus Conocyathus daniae Conocyathus sulcatus Conocyathus togoensis Conocyathus turbinolioides Conocyathus zelandiae

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Australia (5 collections), Italy (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), France (1), Germany (2), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of France (4), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1)

Total: 18 collections including 20 occurrences

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