†subfamily Paleofavositinae Sokolov 1981 (tabulate coral)

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Parent taxon: Favositidae according to D. Hill 1981

Sister taxa: Emmonsiinae, Favositinae, Gephuropora, Pachyfavositinae, Palaeofavositinae, Paleofavosites, Squamites

Subtaxa: Manipora Mesofavosites Saffordophyllum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Devonian of China (1 collection), Japan (2)

• Silurian of Belarus (2), China (26), Estonia (32), Mongolia (5), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (35), Ukraine (7), United States (9: Alaska)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (14: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec), China (3), Estonia (3), the Russian Federation (14), United States (10: Alaska, Colorado, Kentucky, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 165 collections including 224 occurrences

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