Peponocyathus Gravier 1915 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Alternative spelling: Pepenocyathus

Synonyms: Cylindrophyllia Yabe and Eguchi 1937, Discotrochus (Cylindrophyllia) Yabe and Eguchi 1937, Truncatocyathus Stolarski 1992

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

See also Berndt and Welle 1995, Kiessling 2014, Sepkoski 2002, Wells 1956 and Wienrich 1997

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

Subtaxa: Peponocyathus duncani Peponocyathus folliculus Peponocyathus lecomptei Peponocyathus minimus Peponocyathus orientalis

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (12 collections), Taiwan (1), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Japan (2), Taiwan (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), France (3), Germany (13), Japan (1), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (1), Poland (4)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), the Netherlands (2)

Total: 48 collections including 50 occurrences

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