Family Faviidae Gregory 1900 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Parent taxon: Faviicae according to J. W. Wells 1956

See also Turnsek 1997

Sister taxa: Anthemiphylliidae, Meandrinidae, Merulinidae, Montlivaltiidae, Pectiniidae, Rhizangiidae, Tropiphyllidae

Subtaxa: Agathiphylliinae Amphimeandra Anisocoenia Antiguastrea Antillophyllia Aquitanastraea Barabattoia Cladocora Colpophyllia Columellogyra Dactylosmilia Defrancia Dictuophyllia Dictyoastraea Diploria Edwardsastraea Eohydnophora Eugyra Favia Faviinae Felixigyra Grandifavia Hadrophyllia Haldonia Kobyphyllia Ksiazkiewiczia Leptastrea Liptodendron Manicina Montastreinae Monticulastraea Moseleya Myriophyllia Oulastrea Parasimplastrea Phacellocoenia Plavecia Plesiastrea Pseudisastraea Pseudomyriophyllia Sakalavastraea Solenastrea Stephanaxocoenia Tarbellastraea Thysanus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (47), the Bahamas (22), Barbados (36), Belize (9), Bermuda (1), Brazil (3), Cape Verde (5), Cayman Islands (42), China (1), Colombia (27), Cook Islands (7), Costa Rica (44), Djibouti (1), the Dominican Republic (12), Egypt (33), Eritrea (2), France (2), French Polynesia (12), Greece (3), Guadeloupe (1), Guam (2), Haiti (9), India (8), Indonesia (11), Iran (6), Israel (1), Italy (8), Jamaica (8), Japan (49), Jordan (1), Kenya (28), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (1), Maldives (1), Mauritius (2), Mexico (3), the Netherlands Antilles (55), New Caledonia (15), New Zealand (10), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (31), Papua New Guinea (10), the Philippines (2), Pitcairn (2), Saudi Arabia (6), the Seychelles (10), Somalia (1), Spain (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), United States (39: Florida, Hawaii), Vanuatu (8), Venezuela (3), Virgin Islands (11)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (9), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (6), Costa Rica (20), Cuba (2), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (28), Egypt (1), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (3), Indonesia (19), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), the Netherlands Antilles (18), Papua New Guinea (1), Spain (4), Taiwan (1), United States (12: California, Florida, Hawaii)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9), Indonesia (2), Malaysia (1), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Indonesia (1)

• Neogene of Christmas Island (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (13), Anguilla (3), Australia (3), Austria (20), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (2), Cuba (1), Cyprus (2), the Czech Republic (1), the Dominican Republic (54), Egypt (11), Fiji (5), France (35), Greece (9), Grenada (2), Haiti (4), Hungary (1), Indonesia (21), Iran (13), Israel (1), Italy (14), Jamaica (2), Japan (3), Libya (2), Malaysia (1), Malta (3), Mexico (4), Moldova (5), Morocco (15), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Zealand (5), Pakistan (1), Panama (18), Papua New Guinea (4), Poland (7), Portugal (6), Puerto Rico (1), Romania (7), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (1), Somalia (5), Spain (20), Sri Lanka (1), Sudan (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), Turkey (16), Ukraine (1), United States (6: Florida, Hawaii), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Somalia (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (4), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (5), France (4), Greece (5), Haiti (2), India (1), Iran (2), Italy (56), Jamaica (1), Libya (3), Mexico (6), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (4), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (2), Somalia (8), Spain (4), Turkey (3), United States (3: Florida, Georgia, Texas), Venezuela (3)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Austria (1), Colombia (4), Croatia (3), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (2), Guadeloupe (1), Hungary (7), Indonesia (2), Italy (5), Jamaica (3), Mexico (3), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Papua New Guinea (1), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (2), Spain (8), Ukraine (2), United States (5: North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (2), Egypt (5), France (1), India (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (2), Puerto Rico (1), Slovakia (1), Somalia (3), Spain (3), Ukraine (1)

• Cretaceous of Albania (1), Antarctica (1), Australia (1), Austria (10), Bulgaria (3), Chile (1), China (12), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (3), Egypt (3), France (16), Georgia (10), Germany (8), Greece (9), Hungary (1), Iran (2), Italy (2), Jamaica (24), Japan (18), Kenya (2), Madagascar (2), Mexico (21), the Netherlands (7), New Zealand (4), Pakistan (2), Poland (7), Romania (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (11), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (3), Somalia (1), Spain (19), Sweden (1), Switzerland (3), Tajikistan (1), Tanzania (6), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkmenistan (6), Ukraine (4), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (10: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas), Uzbekistan (1), Venezuela (5)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1), China (1), Japan (1), Poland (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), Azerbaijan (5), Canada (1: British Columbia), the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Germany (1), Greece (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Iran (3), Italy (1), Japan (1), Jordan (1), Madagascar (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), Poland (4), Portugal (2), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovenia (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (3), Tunisia (3), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of East Timor (1), Italy (2), Turkey (1)

Total: 1691 collections including 3248 occurrences

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