Stephanocyathus Seguenza 1864 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Caryophyllia, Leptocyathus, Lophosmilia, Stephanosmilia, Stylocyathus

Subtaxa: Stephanocyathus (Acinocyathus) Stephanocyathus (Odontocyathus) Stephanocyathus holcombensis Stephanocyathus magnificus Stephanocyathus tatei

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Grenada (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Japan (1), New Zealand (6)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Iran (1), New Zealand (3)

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene of Austria (1), Mexico (3), New Zealand (3)

• Paleocene of Greenland (2)

• Cretaceous of Greenland (1)

Total: 34 collections including 40 occurrences

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