Pavona modeloensis Frost and Langenheim, Jr. 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Full reference: S. H. Frost and R. L. Langenheim, Jr. 1974. Cenozoic Reef Biofacies. Chicago, Northern Illinois University Press 1-388

Belongs to Pavona according to S. H. Frost and R. L. Langenheim 1974

Sister taxa: Pavona banoensis, Pavona bipartita, Pavona bronni, Pavona burdigalensis, Pavona cactus, Pavona clavus, Pavona danai, Pavona decussata, Pavona duerdeni, Pavona explanulata, Pavona frondifera, Pavona gigantea, Pavona irregularis, Pavona javana, Pavona longicollis, Pavona machapooriensis, Pavona maldivensis, Pavona matheroni, Pavona microstoma, Pavona minuta, Pavona panamensis, Pavona pennyi, Pavona profunda, Pavona ruvida, Pavona trinitatis, Pavona variabilis, Pavona varians, Pavona venosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Modelo Ridge, which is in a Miocene perireef or subreef limestone/sandstone in the Rio Lajas Limestone Formation of Mexico

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Modelo Ridge

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