Favites pentagona Esper 1794 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combinations: Madrepora pentagona, Prionastraea pentagona

Belongs to Favites according to Vaughan 1918

See also Felix 1915

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 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 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 Australia (1 collection), Egypt (7), Eritrea (1), India (1), Indonesia (3), Japan (5), Papua New Guinea (3), Saudi Arabia (3), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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