Mesofavosites pulchrum Volkova et al. 1978 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Full reference: K. N. Volkova, Y. Y. Latypov, and K. B. Khayznikova. 1978. Ordovik i silur Yuzhnogo Verkhoyanya (biostratigrafiya i paleontologiya) [The Ordovician and Silurian of the southern Verkhoyansk Range (biostratigraphy and paleontology)]. Trudy Instituta Geologii i Geofiziki 381:3-219

Belongs to Mesofavosites according to K. N. Volkova et al. 1978

Sister taxa: Mesofavosites alveolitoides, Mesofavosites bonus, Mesofavosites dualis, Mesofavosites fleximurinus, Mesofavosites fortis, Mesofavosites imbellis, Mesofavosites inferior, Mesofavosites kiltsiensis, Mesofavosites major, Mesofavosites multiporus, Mesofavosites obliquus, Mesofavosites secundus, Mesofavosites silicificatus, Mesofavosites similis, Mesofavosites validus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sakkyryr River, Sette Daban Mountains, unit 14, which is in an Ashgillian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Baraniy Formation of the Russian Federation

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the Russian Federation (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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