Favia gregoryi Wells 1935 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Alternative combination: Ovalastrea gregoryi

Full reference: J. W. Wells. 1935. Corals from the Cretaceous and Eocene of Jamaica. The annals and magazine of natural history, zoology, botany and geology 10(15):183-194

Belongs to Favia according to R. Baron-Szabo 2006

See also Baron-szabo 2002 and Wells 1935

Sister taxa: Favia africana, Favia aquitaniensis, Favia beaumaderiensis, Favia clarki, Favia corollaris, Favia costata, Favia dalmatina, Favia danae, Favia denticulata, Favia dominicensis, Favia ehrenbergi, Favia exilis, Favia falloti, Favia faviodes, Favia favioides, Favia fragum, Favia friedbergi, Favia gotschevi, Favia gravida, Favia haipensis, Favia hemispherica, Favia jezoensis, Favia junghuhni, Favia kabyliensis, Favia leptophylla, Favia lobata, Favia maastrichtensis, Favia macdonaldi, Favia macrocalyx, Favia macrotheca, Favia madhuwalensis, Favia magnifica, Favia maoadentrensis, Favia mathai, Favia melitae, Favia meneguzzoi, Favia oishii, Favia okeni, Favia planissima, Favia praeamplior, Favia profunda, Favia ritterneri, Favia somaliensis, Favia subdenticulata, Favia texana, Favia turbinata, Favia vokesae, Favia weisbordi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spring Mount [Yellow Limestone Gp], which is in a Lutetian shallow subtidal limestone in Jamaica

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (2), Mexico (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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