Pavona venosa Ehrenberg 1834 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Alternative combination: Polyastra venosa

Belongs to Pavona according to T. Inskipp et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Pavona banoensis, Pavona bipartita, Pavona bronni, Pavona burdigalensis, 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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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