Holcotrochus Dennant 1902 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Full reference: J. Dennant. 1902. Descriptions of new species of corals from the Australian Tertiaries, Part 4. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 26:1-6

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wells 1956

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

Subtaxa: Holcotrochus scriptus

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Type: Holcotrochus scriptus

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Clifton Bank, Muddy Creek (Dennant collection) (Miocene of Australia)

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