Favites acuticollis Ortmann 1889 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Prionastraea acuticollis

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

Sister taxa: Favites abdita, 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 rotundata, Favites spinosa, Favites stylifera, Favites taruensis, Favites tesserifera, Favites verbeeki, Favites yborensis

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (1 collection), India (1), Indonesia (1), Pakistan (1), Sudan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Saudi Arabia (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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