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Favia somaliensis Gregory 1900 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 119918

Full reference: J. W. Gregory. 1900. On the geology and fossil corals and echinids of Somaliland. The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 56:26-45

Belongs to Favia according to Gregory 1900

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 hemispherica, Favia jezoensis, Favia junghuhni, Favia kabyliensis, Favia leptophylla, Favia lobata, Favia maastrichtensis, Favia macdonaldi, Favia macrocalyx, Favia macrotheca, 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 subdenticulata, Favia texana, Favia turbinata, Favia vokesae, Favia weisbordi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Auradu, Auradu Limestone, which is in a Paleocene reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Auradu Limestone Formation of Somalia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-microcarnivore