Favia africana Latham 1929 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Belongs to Favia according to Latham 1929

Sister taxa: Favia aquitaniensis, Favia beaumaderiensis, Favia clarki, Favia corollaris, Favia costata, Favia dalmatina, Favia danae, Favia denticulata, Favia dominicensis, Favia ehrenbergi, Favia exilis, Favia falloti, Favia faviodes, Favia favioides, Favia fragum, Favia friedbergi, Favia gotschevi, Favia gravida, Favia gregoryi, Favia haipensis, Favia hemispherica, Favia jezoensis, Favia junghuhni, Favia kabyliensis, Favia leptophylla, Favia lobata, Favia maastrichtensis, Favia macdonaldi, Favia macrocalyx, Favia macrotheca, Favia madhuwalensis, Favia magnifica, Favia maoadentrensis, Favia mathai, Favia melitae, Favia meneguzzoi, Favia oishii, Favia okeni, Favia planissima, Favia praeamplior, Favia profunda, Favia ritterneri, Favia somaliensis, Favia subdenticulata, Favia texana, Favia turbinata, Favia vokesae, Favia weisbordi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dubino, Berbera area, which is in an Oligocene reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Somalia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene to Miocene of Somalia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Somalia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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