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Favia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Favia Oken
1848Phymastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime
1945Barbadiastrea Wells
1998Favia Johnson
2000Favia Veron p. 100
2002Favia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Favia Baron-Szabo p. 30

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusFaviaOken 1815

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Grouping: colonialsubo
Clonal: yessubo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yessubo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: photosymbioticf
Diet 2: microcarnivoref
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: alternatingo
Asexual: yeso
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2009-10-10 08:25:59
Modified: 2009-12-16 11:54:53
Source: f = family, subo = suborder, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Kiessling 2008, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Bajocian to the top of the Holocene or 171.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 168.4 Ma

Collections (423 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aalenian - Early/Lower Bajocian174.1 - 168.4Iran (Tabas Area) F. ritterneri (41398)
Late/Upper Bajocian - Middle Bathonian171.6 - 164.7Iran (Tabas Area) F. sp. (41404)
Bathonian - Middle Callovian168.3 - 161.2Iran (Tabas Area) F. sp. (41411)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Azerbaijan F. striatula (78442)
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Azerbaijan F. michelini (78471) F. thurmanni (78465 78467)
Tithonian - Berriasian152.1 - 139.8Japan (Kochi) F. sp. (91380)
Early/Lower Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Ukraine Ellipsocoenia turbinata (77074)
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4Georgia Ellipsocoenia hemispherica (67510)
Hauterivian - Early/Lower Aptian132.9 - 122.46China (Xizang) Ellipsocoenia turbinata (74252 126876)
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45Turkmenistan Ellipsocoenia hemispherica (78700 91685)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Poland Ellipsocoenia hemispherica (64118 67124) Ellipsocoenia turbinata (67123) Ellipsocoenia turbinata, Ellipsocoenia hemispherica (67122)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Switzerland F. turbinata (76998)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0China (Xizang) Ellipsocoenia turbinata (74258)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Japan (Iwate) F. haipensis (91322 91327 91328) F. haipensis, F. oishii (91323)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Japan (Ishikari) F. jezoensis (91348)
Middle Albian109.0 - 105.3USA (Texas) F. texana (123357)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Serbia and Montenegro F. sp. (87672)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Jamaica Ovalastrea gregoryi (27647 27650)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Mexico F. gregoryi (74810)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Netherlands F. maastrichtensis (165088)