Fungia paumotensis Stutchbury 1833 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

Synonym: Fungia danai Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851

Belongs to Fungia according to Stutchbury 1833

See also El-Sorogy 2008 and Sheppard 1987

Sister taxa: Fungia (Verrillofungia), Fungia actinodiscus, Fungia borneensis, Fungia concinna, Fungia corona, Fungia decipiens, Fungia fralinae, Fungia fungites, Fungia granulicostata, Fungia granulosa, Fungia halophila, Fungia horrida, Fungia inaequicostata, Fungia klunzingeri, Fungia laevis, Fungia moluccensis, Fungia proechinata, Fungia pseudoechinata, Fungia repanda, Fungia scabra, Fungia scruposa, Fungia scutaria, Fungia subpaumotensis, Fungia uniformis, Fungia valida

Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (1 collection), Japan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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