Favites borneensis Gerth 1923 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Alternative combination: Prionastraea borneensis

Full reference: H. Gerth. 1923. Die Anthozoenfauna des JungtertiÃĪrs von Borneo [Anthozoa from the Upper Tertiary of Borneo]. Sammlungen des Geologischen Reichsmuseums in Leiden, serie 1 10:37-136

Belongs to Favites according to H. Gerth 1925

See also Gerth 1923

Sister taxa: Favites abdita, Favites acuticollis, Favites ambigua, Favites autignacensis, 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 taruensis, Favites tesserifera, Favites verbeeki, Favites yamanarii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bontang-Sekambing, Borneo, which is in a Pliocene perireef or subreef limestone in Indonesia

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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