Palocyathus Filkorn 1994 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Palocyathus seymourensis

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Type: Palocyathus seymourensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution: found only at Seymour Island I, Antarctica (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

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