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Favia macrotheca Eliasova 1974 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 117425

Full reference: H. Eliasova. 1974. Hexacorallia et octocorallia du Paleogene des Carpates externes [Paleogene corals of the Outer Carpathians]. Sbornik Geologickych Ved, Palaeontologie 16:105-156

Belongs to Favia according to H. Eliasova 1974

Sister taxa: Favia africana, 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 hannai, Favia hemispherica, Favia jezoensis, Favia junghuhni, Favia kabyliensis, Favia leptophylla, Favia lobata, Favia maastrichtensis, Favia macdonaldi, Favia macrocalyx, 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 Holy vrch (U majaku), Kurdejov, Submenilitic Formation, Moravia, which is in an Eocene reef, buildup or bioherm limestone/conglomerate in the Submenilitic Formation of the Czech Republic

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore