Favites taruensis Eguchi 1951 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Full reference: M. Eguchi. 1951. Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Geology 24:1-96

Belongs to Favites according to M. Eguchi 1951

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 gabbi, 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 tesserifera, Favites verbeeki, Favites yamanarii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Itsukaichi, which is in an Oxfordian/Tithonian perireef or subreef limestone in Japan

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Itsukaichi

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