Favites flexuosa Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Astrea flexuosa

Belongs to Favites according to Vaughan 1918

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 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 polygonalis, Favites rhomboidea, Favites rotundata, Favites spinosa, Favites stylifera, Favites taruensis, Favites tesserifera, Favites verbeeki, Favites yborensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (4 collections), Indonesia (2), Japan (10), New Zealand (6), Saudi Arabia (5)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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