Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Alternative spelling: Edwardsotrochus

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Parent taxon: Ceratotrochus according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ceratotrochus clinatus, Ceratotrochus exiguus, Ceratotrochus exilis, Ceratotrochus ginginensis, Ceratotrochus halli, Ceratotrochus kefersteini, Ceratotrochus magnaghii, Ceratotrochus multiserialis, Ceratotrochus multispinosus, Ceratotrochus supracretacea

Subtaxa: Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) bellardii Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) bellingherianus Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) duodecimcostatus Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) pentaradiatus Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) subcristatus Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) taurinensis Ceratotrochus (Edwardsotrochus) validus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore


• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), France (2), Italy (4), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Portugal (3)

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

Total: 20 collections including 36 occurrences

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