Fungia fungites Linnaeus 1758

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Fungiidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora fungites

Synonyms: Fungia patella Ellis and Solander 1786, Madrepora patella Ellis and Solander 1786

Belongs to Fungia according to Doederlein 1902

See also Montanaro Gallitelli 1973 and Sheppard 1987

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

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Djibouti (1), Egypt (3), Eritrea (1), Indonesia (1), Malaysia (1), New Caledonia (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

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

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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