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Paracyathus henekeni Duncan 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 162259

Alternative combination: Brachycyathus henekeni

Full reference: P. M. Duncan. 1863. On the fossil corals of the West Indian Islands. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 19:406-458

Belongs to Paracyathus according to Duncan 1868

Sister taxa: Paracyathus adetos, Paracyathus alternatus, Paracyathus altus, Paracyathus bastropensis, Paracyathus bellus, Paracyathus crassus, Paracyathus cylindricus, Paracyathus granulosus, Paracyathus incrustans, Paracyathus javana, Paracyathus nannodes, Paracyathus pedroensis, Paracyathus peruvianus, Paracyathus procumbens, Paracyathus ravni, Paracyathus rugosus, Paracyathus sinuosus, Paracyathus stearnsii, Paracyathus stokesii, Paracyathus tasmanicus, Paracyathus taurinensis, Paracyathus turonensis, Paracyathus vaughani, Paracyathus vaughani

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder