FaviinaStephen D. Cairns
The faviines have septa formed of one or more fan systems of simple or compound trabeculae, ranging from isolated spines to imperforate lamellae; synapticulae are absent. Septal margins are regularly dentate and coralla may be solitary or colonial. Dissepiments are well developed.
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Wells, J. W. 1956. Scleractinia. Pp. F328-F444 In: Moore, R. C. (editor) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part F: Coelenterata. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence.
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