Order FAVOSITIDA
Order Favositida Wedekind, 1937

et: Favositiidid;

Taxon ID: 262 / 2016-03-09
Belongs to: Tabulata
Sister taxa: Chaetetida | Tetradiida | Sarcinulida | Heliolitida | Auloporida
Contains: Alveolitina | Favositina
Stratigraphic range: Ordovician Permian | ~ 488,3–251,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 155

Taxon overview

Order FAVOSITIDA, Middle Ordovician - Upper Permian. Corallites of different shapes are closely packed to each other and have mural or corner pores. Septal spines, ridgers or squamulae are present. 

Selection of related publications

  • Kershaw & Mõtus, 2016 . Palaeoecology of corals and stromatoporoids in a late Silurian biostrome in Estonia [DOI]
  • Mõtus & Vinn, 2009. The worm endosymbionts in tabulate corals from the Silurian of Podolia, Ukraine [DOI]
  • Mõtus & Hints, O., 2007. 10th International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera. Excursion B2: Lower Paleozoic geology and corals of Estonia. Excursion Guidebook
  • Mõtus & Grytsenko, 2007. Morphological variation of the tabulate coral Paleofavosites cf. collatatus Klaamann, 1961 from the Silurian of the Bagovichka River localities, Podolia (Ukraine) [DOI]
  • Mõtus, 2004. Tabulate corals from the Lower Silurian of Jämtland (Sweden)
  • Mõtus, 2001. Environment related morphological variation in Early Silurian tabulate corals from the Baltic area
  • Neuman & Kershaw, 1991. The Silurian of Gotland, Sweden
  • Klaamann, 1986. The tabulate communities and biozones of the East Baltic Silurian.
  • Sokolov & Tesakov, 1984. Populational, biocenotic and biostratigraphic analysis tabulates. Model of Podolia
  • Klaamann, 1983. The Tabulate corals of Jaani and Jaagarahu Stages (Wenlockian, Estonia) and their Biozones
  • Klaamann, 1982. Tabulate communities (Late Wenlock and Ludlow, Gotland)
  • Hill, 1981. Rugosa and Tabulata
  • Klaamann, 1979a. The morphology and geological age of Halysites catenularius (Linnaeus)
  • Klaamann, 1979b. Tabulate and heliolitid corals
  • Stel, 1978. Environment and quantitative morphology of some Silurian tabulates from Gotland
  • Stel & de Coo, 1977. The Silurian Upper Burgsvik and Lower Hamra-Sundre Beds, Gotland
  • Klaamann, 1975a. Zur Taxonomie einiger mittelordovizischer Tabulatenarten Norwegens, Schwedens und Estlands
  • Klaamann, 1971b. Tabulate corals of upper coral limestone in Norway
  • Klaamann, 1971a. Über einige Korallen aus der Bohrung von File Haidar (Gotland, Schweden)
  • Klaamann, 1970a. Variability and taxonomic position of Angopora hisingeri (Jones)
  • Klaamann, 1966b. The incommunicate tabulata of Estonia
  • Klaamann, 1966a. On the systematic position of Favosites coreaniformis Sokolov
  • Klaamann, 1964. Late Ordovician and Early Silurian Favositida of Estonia
  • Klaamann, 1962b. Distribution of tabulata in the Ordovician and Silurian of Estonia (with a description of some new species)
  • Klaamann, 1962a. Upper Silurian Tabulata of Estonia
  • Klaamann, 1961a. The oldest favositids of Estonia
  • Klaamann, 1961b. The Wenlockian tabulata and heliolitida of Estonia