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Peponocyathus Gravier 1915 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 6715

Alternative spelling: Pepenocyathus

Synonyms: Cylindrophyllia Yabe and Eguchi 1937 (no. 157775), Discotrochus (Cylindrophyllia) Yabe and Eguchi 1937 (no. 6321), Truncatocyathus Stolarski 1992 (no. 6956)

Parent taxon: Turbinoliidae according to S. D. Cairns 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