Suborder FAVOSITINA
Suborder Favositina Wedekind, 1937

Taxon ID: 323 / 2014-02-21
Belongs to: Favositida
Sister taxa: Alveolitina
Contains: Cleistoporidae | Favositidae | Multisoleniidae | Pachyporidae | Parastriatoporidae | Syringolitidae | Thamnoporidae
Stratigraphic range: Ordovician Permian | ~ 488,3–251,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 142

Taxon overview

The suborder FAVOSITINA Middle-Ordovician - Upper-Permian is abundant. Corals are commonly massive spherical or hemispherical or branching, prismatic corallites are communicated by mural or corner pores (Fig. 2). Favositids are common in most localities of East-Estonia. 

Selection of related publications

  • Vinn et al., 2017a. Endobiotic rugose coral symbionts in Silurian tabulate corals from Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • 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.
  • 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, 1979b. Tabulate and heliolitid corals
  • Klaamann, 1979a. The morphology and geological age of Halysites catenularius (Linnaeus)
  • 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
  • Stasinska, 1974. Silurian tabulata from north-east Poland
  • 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, 1966a. On the systematic position of Favosites coreaniformis Sokolov
  • Klaamann, 1966b. The incommunicate tabulata of Estonia
  • Klaamann, 1964. Late Ordovician and Early Silurian Favositida of Estonia
  • Klaamann, 1962a. Upper Silurian Tabulata of Estonia
  • Klaamann, 1962b. Distribution of tabulata in the Ordovician and Silurian of Estonia (with a description of some new species)
  • Klaamann, 1961b. The Wenlockian tabulata and heliolitida of Estonia