Favites rotundata Veron and Pichon 1977 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Favia rotundata

Belongs to Favites according to D. Huang et al. 2014

See also Veron 2000

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 pentagona, Favites polygonalis, Favites rhomboidea, Favites spinosa, Favites stylifera, Favites taruensis, Favites tesserifera, Favites verbeeki, Favites yborensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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