Mesofavosites Sokolov 1951 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Parent taxon: Paleofavositinae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Klaamann 1964 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Saffordophyllum

Subtaxa: Mesofavosites alveolitoides Mesofavosites bonus Mesofavosites dualis Mesofavosites fleximurinus Mesofavosites fortis Mesofavosites imbellis Mesofavosites inferior Mesofavosites kiltsiensis Mesofavosites major Mesofavosites multiporus Mesofavosites obliquus Mesofavosites pulchrum Mesofavosites secundus Mesofavosites silicificatus Mesofavosites similis Mesofavosites validus

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Type: Mesofavosites dualis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic


• Devonian of China (1 collection), Japan (2)

• Jaani of Estonia (3)

• Silurian of Belarus (2), China (26), Estonia (29), Mongolia (5), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (36), Ukraine (7), United States (9: Alaska)

• Ordovician of China (3), Estonia (2), the Russian Federation (11), United States (3: Alaska)

Total: 140 collections including 185 occurrences

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