Favia macdonaldi Vaughan 1919 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Full reference: T. W. Vaughan. 1919. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico, with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and Recent coral reefs. Smithsonian Institution Bulletin 103:189-524

Belongs to Favia according to T. W. Vaughan 1919

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 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 Tonosi, USGS 6587, which is in an Oligocene shallow subtidal limestone/sandstone in Panama

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Slovenia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Panama (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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