Pavona clavus Dana 1846 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Synonyms: Plocoastraea larochensis Chevalier 1968, Progyrosmilia regularis Umbgrove 1950

Belongs to Pavona according to Dana 1846

See also Chevalier 1968, Kiessling 2008 and Umbgrove 1950

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

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Indonesia (1), Japan (3), Mexico (6), New Caledonia (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1), United States Minor Outlying Islands (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (3)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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