Favites macrocalyx Schuster 2002 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Full reference: F. Schuster. 2002. Oligocene scleractinian corals from Doutsiko (Mesohellenic Basin, northwestern Greece). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 239:83-127

Belongs to Favites according to F. Schuster 2002

Sister taxa: Favites abdita, Favites acuticollis, Favites ambigua, Favites autignacensis, Favites borneensis, Favites carryensis, Favites chinensis, Favites complanata, Favites crassiseptata, Favites densisepta, Favites detecta, Favites flexuosa, Favites gabbi, Favites halicora, Favites inaequiseptata, Favites magnificata, Favites magnistellata, Favites mexicana, Favites micropentagona, Favites mimbastensis, Favites neglecta, Favites neugeboreni, Favites neuvillei, Favites oligocenica, Favites pauciseptata, Favites pentagona, Favites polygonalis, Favites rhomboidea, Favites rotundata, Favites spinosa, Favites stylifera, Favites taruensis, Favites tesserifera, Favites verbeeki, Favites yamanarii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Doutsiko, Mesohellenic Basin, which is in a Rupelian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Eptachorion Formation of Greece

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Doutsiko, Mesohellenic Basin

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