Seguenza, 1864, p. 433 (34)

Ceratocyathus Seguenza, 1864, p. 433 (34) is a junior synonym (available and invalid), see Caryophyllia Lamarck, 1801, p. 370.

Type Species

C. simplex Seguenza, 1864, p. 436 (37), pl. 4, fig. 1.; Subsequent Designation Chevalier, 1961, p. 337

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Not Traced; Dry Preserved

Type Locality: Pliocene: Messina, Italy



Once considered as a separate subgenus of Caryophyllia for those species having a free corallum (see Chevalier (1961)). See Zibrowius (1991) for information on this synonym.

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