Paleofavosites Twenhofel 1914 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Alternative spelling: Palaeofavosites

Synonym: Calamopora Goldfuss 1829

Parent taxon: Favositidae according to T.C. Gierlowski and R. L. Langenheim 1985

See also Hill 1981, Klaamann 1964, Murray 1985, Nelson 1963 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Emmonsiinae, Favositinae, Gephuropora, Pachyfavositinae, Palaeofavositinae, Paleofavositinae, Squamites

Subtaxa: Calamopora alveolaris Calamopora fibrosa Calamopora polymorpha Calamopora reticulata Calamopora spongites Palaeofavosites aaloei Palaeofavosites abstrusus Palaeofavosites aliquantulus Palaeofavosites alveolaris Palaeofavosites arcticus Palaeofavosites aspera Palaeofavosites balticus Palaeofavosites borealis Palaeofavosites collatatus Palaeofavosites corrugatus Palaeofavosites dagoensis Palaeofavosites estonus Palaeofavosites felix Palaeofavosites forbesiformis Palaeofavosites globosus Palaeofavosites gramineus Palaeofavosites haapsaluensis Palaeofavosites hirtus Palaeofavosites hystrix Palaeofavosites ignotus Palaeofavosites jaaniensis Palaeofavosites juuru Palaeofavosites karinuensis Palaeofavosites legibilis Palaeofavosites limbergensis Palaeofavosites luhai Palaeofavosites luxuriosus Palaeofavosites mirus Palaeofavosites mullochensis Palaeofavosites mysticus Palaeofavosites oelaensis Palaeofavosites optatus Palaeofavosites parilis Palaeofavosites pauculus Palaeofavosites paulus Palaeofavosites porkuniensis Palaeofavosites porosus Palaeofavosites poulseni Palaeofavosites primus Palaeofavosites raikuelaensis Palaeofavosites rudis Palaeofavosites rugosus Palaeofavosites saaremicus Palaeofavosites schmidti Palaeofavosites septosus Palaeofavosites suurikuensis Palaeofavosites tenuis Palaeofavosites tersus Palaeofavosites vetustus Palaeofavosites vexatus Paleofavosites barunurticus Paleofavosites kuellmeri Paleofavosites mccullochae Paleofavosites prayi Paleofavosites sparsus

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Type: Favosites aspera

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Devonian of Kazakhstan (1 collection)

• Silurian of Afghanistan (1), Canada (54: Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (19), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (88), Mongolia (5), the Russian Federation (20), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), Sweden (4), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (12: Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Australia (3), Canada (30: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (8), Estonia (29), France (1), Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (6), Sweden (1), United States (12: Alaska, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 303 collections including 479 occurrences

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