Favites polygonalis Duncan 1863 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Astroria polygonalis

Belongs to Favites according to Vaughan 1919

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 macrocalyx, Favites magnificata, Favites magnistellata, Favites mexicana, Favites micropentagona, Favites mimbastensis, Favites neglecta, Favites neugeboreni, Favites neuvillei, Favites oligocenica, Favites pauciseptata, Favites pentagona, Favites rhomboidea, Favites rotundata, Favites spinosa, Favites stylifera, Favites taruensis, Favites tesserifera, Favites verbeeki, Favites yamanarii

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (4), Mexico (1), United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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