Pavona burdigalensis Chevalier 1961 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Full reference: J. P. Chevalier. 1961. Recherches sur les Madreporaires et les formations recifales Miocenes de la Mediterranee occidentale [Miocene corals and reefs from the western Mediterranean]. Memoires de la Societe geologique de France 93:1-562

Belongs to Pavona according to J. P. Chevalier 1961

Sister taxa: Pavona banoensis, Pavona bipartita, Pavona bronni, Pavona cactus, Pavona clavus, Pavona danai, Pavona decussata, Pavona duerdeni, Pavona explanulata, Pavona frondifera, Pavona gigantea, Pavona irregularis, Pavona javana, Pavona longicollis, Pavona machapooriensis, Pavona maldivensis, Pavona matheroni, Pavona microstoma, Pavona minuta, Pavona modeloensis, Pavona panamensis, Pavona pennyi, Pavona profunda, Pavona ruvida, Pavona trinitatis, Pavona variabilis, Pavona varians, Pavona venosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Le Peloua reef, Saucats Valley, Gironde, which is in a Burdigalian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Falun de Leognan Formation of France

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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