Conotrochus Seguenza 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative spelling: Ceratotrochus (Conotrochus)

Parent taxon: Caryophylliidae according to S. D. Cairns 1994

See also Sepkoski 2002, Wells 1956 and Yabe and Eguchi 1942

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

Subtaxa: Ceratotrochus (Conotrochus) elongatus Conotrochus giraliensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


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

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Taiwan (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Indonesia (1)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Iran (1), Somalia (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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