Placotrochus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Parent taxon: Flabellidae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adkinsella, Blastotrochus, Conosmilia, Cycloflabellum, Flabellum, Gardineria, Javania, Monomyces, Periplacotrochus, Rhizotrochus, Truncatoflabellum

Subtaxa: Placotrochus texanus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Guadeloupe (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1)

• Cretaceous of China (1), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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