Favia dominicensis Vaughan and Hoffmeister 1925 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan and J. E. Hoffmeister. 1925. New species of fossil corals from the Dominican Republic. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 67(8):315-326

Belongs to Favia according to Vaughan 1925

Sister taxa: Favia africana, Favia aquitaniensis, Favia beaumaderiensis, Favia clarki, Favia corollaris, Favia costata, Favia dalmatina, Favia danae, Favia denticulata, Favia ehrenbergi, Favia exilis, Favia falloti, Favia faviodes, Favia favioides, Favia fragum, Favia friedbergi, Favia gotschevi, Favia gravida, Favia gregoryi, 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 Gabb collection, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in the Dominican Republic

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (5 collections), Mexico (1), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

• Oligocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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