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Favia  Oken, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53261

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2000   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
             ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                   OrderScleractinia Bourne, 1900 – stony corals, madrépores  
                      SuborderFaviina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                         FamilyFaviidae Gregory, 1900  
                            GenusFavia Oken, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Favia conferta Verrill, 1868  
                               Species Favia danae Verrill, 1872  
                               Species Favia doreyensis   
                               Species Favia favus (Forskål, 1775)  
                               Species Favia fragum (Esper, 1795) – golfball coral 
                               Species Favia gravida Verrill, 1868  
                               Species Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954  
                               Species Favia laxa (Klunzinger, 1879)  
                               Species Favia leptophylla Verrill, 1868  
                               Species Favia lizardensis Veron, Pichon and Wijsman-Best, 1977  
                               Species Favia maritima (Nemenzo, 1971)  
                               Species Favia matthaii Vaughan, 1918  
                               Species Favia maxima Veron, Pichon and Wijsman-Best, 1977  
                               Species Favia pallida (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Favia rotumana (Gardiner, 1899)  
                               Species Favia rotundata (Veron, Pichon, and Wijsman-Best, 1977)  
                               Species Favia speciosa (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Favia stelligera (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Favia veroni Moll and Best, 1984  
                               Species Favia wisseli Scheer and Pillai, 1983  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Favia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wells, John W.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A List of Scleractinian generic and subgeneric taxa, 1758-1985, (special issue)   
  Page(s): 69   
  Publisher: International Association for the Study of Fossil Cnidaria   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Favia   

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