Favia vokesae Budd and Johnson 1999 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Full reference: A. F. Budd and K. G. Johnson. 1999. Neogene Paleontology in the northern Dominican Republic 19: The family Faviidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) part II: The genera Caulastraea, Favia, Diploria, Thysanus, Hadrophyllia, Manicina and Colpophyllia. Bulletins of American Paleontology 356:1-83

Belongs to Favia according to A. F. Budd and K. G. Johnson 1999

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 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 weisbordi

Type specimen: Its type locality is NMB Loc16855 - Río Cano [Cercado Fm], which is in a Messinian perireef or subreef limestone/sandstone in the Cercado Formation of the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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