Tropidocyathus Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

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, Holcotrochus, Laminocyathus, Nicaeotrochus, Palocyathus, Paradeltocyathus, Peponocyathus, Sphenotrochus, Trematotrochus, Turbinolia, Wellsotrochus

Subtaxa: Tropidocyathus lessoni

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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