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Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London.
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Acanthastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (basis of record)
Acanthastrea angulosa Brüggemann, 1879 accepted as Acanthastrea bowerbanki Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Homophyllia bowerbanki (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (basis of record)
Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora Oken, 1815 (basis of record)
Acropora aculeus (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) (basis of record)
Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893) (basis of record)
Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora austera (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora brueggemanni (Brook, 1893) accepted as Isopora brueggemanni (Brook, 1893) (basis of record)
Acropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984 (basis of record)
Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Acropora cuneata (Dana, 1846) accepted as Isopora cuneata (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Acropora deliculata (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora selago (Studer, 1879) (basis of record)
Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora divaricata (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora formosa (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893) (basis of record)
Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Acropora longicyathus (Milne Edwards, 1860) (basis of record)
Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Acropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952 (basis of record)
Acropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1870) (basis of record)
Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) (basis of record)
Acropora nana (Studer, 1879) (basis of record)
Acropora nasuta (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora nobilis (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Isopora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) (additional source)
Acropora paniculata Verrill, 1902 (basis of record)
Acropora polystoma (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora samoensis (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (basis of record)
Acropora selago (Studer, 1879) (basis of record)
Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Agaricia Lamarck, 1801 (basis of record)
Alveopora Blainville, 1830 (basis of record)
Alveopora allingi Hoffmeister, 1925 (basis of record)
Alveopora spongiosa Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Alveopora tizardi Bassett-Smith, 1890 (basis of record)
Alveopora verrilliana Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Anacropora Ridley, 1884 (basis of record)
Anacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884 (basis of record)
Anomastraea Marenzeller, 1901 (additional source)
Anomastraea irregularis von Marenzeller, 1901 (basis of record)
Anthemiphyllia Pourtalès, 1878 (additional source)
Archohelia accepted as Petrophyllia Conrad, 1855 (additional source)
Astrangia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (additional source)
Astreopora Blainville, 1830 (basis of record)
Astreopora gracilis Bernard, 1896 (basis of record)
Astreopora listeri Bernard, 1896 (basis of record)
Astreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Astreosmilia Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Astraeosmilia Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Caulastraea Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Astreosmilia connata Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Caulastraea connata (Ortmann, 1892) (basis of record)
Aulocyathus Marenzeller, 1904 (additional source)
Barabattoia amicorum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Dipsastraea amicorum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (basis of record)
Blastomussa Wells, 1968 (basis of record)
Blastomussa merleti (Wells, 1961) (basis of record)
Blastomussa wellsi Wijsman-Best, 1973 (basis of record)
Boninastrea Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 (additional source)
Bourneotrochus Wells, 1984 (additional source)
Caryophyllia Lamarck, 1801 (additional source)
Catalaphyllia Wells, 1971 (basis of record)
Catalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) (basis of record)
Caulastrea Dana, 1846 accepted as Caulastraea Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Caulastrea curvata Wijsman-Best, 1972 accepted as Caulastraea curvata Wijsman-Best, 1972 (additional source)
Caulastrea tumida Matthai, 1928 accepted as Caulastraea tumida Matthai, 1928 (additional source)
Cladopsammia Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897 (additional source)
Coeloseris Vaughan, 1918 (basis of record)
Coeloseris mayeri Vaughan, 1918 (basis of record)
Conocyathus d'Orbigny, 1849 (additional source)
Conotrochus Seguenza, 1864 (additional source)
Coscinaraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (basis of record)
Coscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Ctenella Matthai, 1928 (basis of record)
Culicia Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Cyathelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (basis of record)
Cyathoceras Moseley, 1881 accepted as Crispatotrochus Tenison-Woods, 1878 (additional source)
Cycloseris marginata (Boschma, 1923) accepted as Cycloseris costulata (Ortmann, 1889) (basis of record)
Cylindrophyllia Yabe & Eguchi, 1937 accepted as Peponocyathus Gravier, 1915 (basis of record)
Cynarina Brüggemann, 1877 (basis of record)
Cynarina lacrimalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Cynarina lacrymalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (basis of record)
Cyphastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (basis of record)
Cyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Cyphastrea microphthalma (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Cyphastrea serailia (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (additional source)
Dendrophyllia de Blainville, 1830 (additional source)
Desmophyllum Ehrenberg, 1834 (additional source)
Aldabra for Heliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Millepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Aldabra for Stylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Tubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Andaman Sea for Diaseris fragilis Alcock, 1893 
Australian Exclusive Economic Zone for Goniastrea australensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) 
Bay of Bengal for Heteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781) 
Bushy Island for Acropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984 
Chagos for Heliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Chagos for Millepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Chagos for Montipora efflorescens Bernard, 1897 
Chagos for Porites australiensis Vaughan, 1918 
Chagos for Tubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Chesterfield Archipelago for Platygyra pini Chevalier, 1975 
China Sea for Alveopora tizardi Bassett-Smith, 1890 
China Sea for Platygyra sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) 
China Sea for Stylocoeniella guentheri (Bassett-Smith, 1890) 
China Sea for Turbinaria peltata (Esper, 1794) 
Cocos Islands for Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891) 
Cocos Islands for Anacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884 
Comores for Heliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Comores for Millepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Comores for Stylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Comores for Tubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Stylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Indian Ocean for Echinophyllia aspera (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
East Indies for Favia speciosa (Dana, 1846) 
East Indies for Favites pentagona (Esper, 1795) 
East Indies for Halomitra pileus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Indies for Pachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) 
East Indies for Plerogyra sinuosa (Dana, 1846) 
East Indies for Symphyllia radians Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
Eritrea for Erythrastrea Pichon, Scheer & Pillai, 1983 
Eritrea for Gyrosmilia interrupta (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Eritrea for Heliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Eritrea for Millepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Physophyllia Duncan, 1884 
Eritrea for Stylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Stylocoeniella armata (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Eritrea for Tubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Fiji for Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora aculeus (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora cuneata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora nana (Studer, 1879) 
Fiji for Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Alveopora spongiosa Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Coscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Favia pallida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Favia rotumana (Gardiner, 1899) 
Fiji for Favia stelligera (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Goniopora columna Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Leptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Montastraea curta (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Montipora digitata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Pavona decussata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Pectinia paeonia (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Platygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Fiji for Porites cylindrica Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Porites lichen Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Porites lobata Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Porites nigrescens Dana, 1848 
Fiji for Turbinaria frondens (Dana, 1846) 
Fijian Exclusive Economic Zone for Porites lutea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Gilbert Islands for Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) 
Great Barrier Reef for Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Acropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952 
Great Barrier Reef for Catalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) 
Great Barrier Reef for Montipora informis Bernard, 1897 
Great Barrier Reef for Montipora turgescens Bernard, 1897 
Great Barrier Reef for Porites australiensis Vaughan, 1918 
Great Palm Island for Echinophyllia orpheensis Veron & Pichon, 1980 
Great Palm Island for Madracis kirbyi Veron & Pichon, 1976 
Great Palm Island for Turbinaria reniformis Bernard, 1896 
Hawaiian Exclusive Economic Zone for Leptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907 
Hawaiian Exclusive Economic Zone for Pocillopora meandrina Dana, 1846 
Hong Kong for Favites chinensis (Verrill, 1866) 
Indian Ocean for Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Indian Ocean for Cyphastrea microphthalma (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Fungia scutaria Lamarck, 1801 
Indian Ocean for Galaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Hydnophora exesa (Pallas, 1766) 
Indian Ocean for Oulophyllia crispa (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Turbinaria mesenterina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone for Cycloseris marginata (Boschma, 1923) 
Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone for Montipora peltiformis Bernard, 1897 
Kenya for Astreosmilia connata Ortmann, 1892 
Kenya for Heliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Kenya for Millepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Kenya for Nemenzophyllia turbida Hodgson & Ross, 1982 
English brain coral for Leptoria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
English brain coral for Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834
English red organ pipe coral for Tubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758
 Authority

Authority (E & H) in Sheppard 1998 <308>. [details]

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Authority given as Moseley, 1876 in Faure, G. (1977). [details]

 Authority

Authority Veron in Sheppard 1998 <308>. Type locality: Chesterfield Reefs, eastern Coral Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]

 Authority

Authority given as Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 in Faure (1977). Type species: Porites verrucosa Lamarck, 1816 (Veron, 1986). [details]

 Biology

Zooxanthellate and azooxaxnthellate [details]

 Description

Colonies are massive, usually flat. Corallites are cerioid or subplocoid, monocentric, either circular or angular ... [details]

 Description

This species has calices whose diameters vary widely between about 10-25 mm. It has thickened septa with strong ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are usually ramose or arborescent, bushy or plate-like, rarely encrusting or submassive. Corallites are of ... [details]

 Description

Pillow-like colonies, not quite developing into small, loose tables. Yellow to grey, usually with corallite tips ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are caespito-corymbose, forming corymbose tables. Horizontal branches are anastomosed. Branches curve up ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are thick corymbose plates. Branches are upward-projecting, thick, with several axial corallites which are ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are subcorymbose with short thick branches. Redial corallites are of two sizes, are crowded and have ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are arborescent to caespitose. Corallites are widely spaced. The coenosteum is fine, thus giving branches ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are arborescent or prostrate with tapering branches with blunt ends and one or more immersed axial ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are digitate, with mostly terete branches and outward-facing corallites with wide empty calices. Colour: ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are caespitose or corymbose, composed of highly anastomosed branches which are thin, with most of their ... [details]

 Description

This species forms horizontal tables, often with additional whorls and plates. The branchlets anastomose strongly, ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are solid plates or short flattened branches, without axial corallites. Colour: pale cream or brown. ... [details]

 Description

This species forms horizontal tables. Branches show considerable anastomosing, so that the central portions of ... [details]

 Description

Colonies consist of sprawling prostrate branches with upwardly projecting pointed ends at the periphery. Radial ... [details]

 Description

This coral is like a thin Acropora humilis, with an identical colony growth form, this being groups of finger-like ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are caespitose, bowl-shaped, or are thick tables, with branches 6-12 mm thick. Axial corallites are often ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are shaped like pine trees, with bottlebrush radiating branches of variable length. Colour: yellow or ... [details]

 Description

Branches are thick and most colonies contain mixtures of upright branches and horizontal branches, sometimes on a ... [details]

 Description

This species forms extensive thickets like Acropora horrida, and can extend across many square metres of loose and ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are digitate to corymbose, branches are thick, tapering to a small axial corallite. Radial corallites are ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are corymbose plates with or without upward branches. Radial corallites have wide openings and thick lips. ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are arborescent to caespitose. Corallites are irregular and the surface of branches is very rough. Polyps ... [details]

 Description

Finger-like branches arising vertically in clumps or from basal plates, fingers up to 3 cm thick. Each tapers to a ... [details]

 Description

This forms large, low, roughly circular tables or semi-circular brackets. It has a fairly variable form, mostly ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are corymbose, corymbose plates or caespitose. Branches are 5-9 mm thick, straight or uniformly curved. ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are sub-arborescent, bottlebrush, with upright main branches. Corallites are elongate tubes with round ... [details]

 Description

Colonies have many shapes and may be bottlebrush, caespitose or plate-like. Corallites may be tabular or have ... [details]

 Description

Colonies have a wide variety of growth forms ranging from bottlebrush to corymbose. They are always very sturdy, ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are arborescent, small, usually forming thickets. Branches are slender and straight. Radial corallites are ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are corymbose to tubular, with short branches. Redial corallites are all the same size and have prominent ... [details]

 Description

Colonies consist of compact thickets of long, terete, straight branches radiating from a solid base. Radial ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are small bushes, tending towards developing small tables. Branches are slender. Radial corallites range ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are small bushes, tending towards developing small tables. Branches are slender. Radial corallites range ... [details]

 Description

The corallum of this species may be encrusting, massive, groups of ridges or may consist of stubby branches. The ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are large plates or tables which are up to 25 mm thick and finely structured. Corallites are long, thin ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are corymbose, with thick irregular branches. Radial corallites are very irregular giving a spiny ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are arborescent to caespito-corymbose. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, are widely spaced and small, ... [details]

 Description

Low, branching colonies, with branches sprawling in all directions, some vertically, others horizontally and then ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are corymbose or prostrate, branches are terete. Radial corallites are of two sized, thick-walled. Axial ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are mostly corymbose. Branches are tapered, up to 25 mm in diameter. Corallites are of mixed sizes, ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are caespito-corymbose with thin branches. Radial corallites are scale-like, highly structured and do not ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are wide, flat plates and tables. Curved, tapered, upward-projecting branchlets have a rosette-like ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are small plates, sometimes perfectly circular, sometimes semicircles projecting from the side of the ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are caespitose, small bushes when small, but develop into brackets or corymbose plates up to almost a ... [details]

 Description

Alveopora is distinguished by its very light and porous skeletal structure in which septa are reduced to being rows ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are encrusting or have short irregular lobes with rounded surfaces. Corallites are 3.5-4.5 mm in diameter ... [details]

 Description

This species grows mainly in the form of convoluted plates, with branch-like projections. Calices are rounded or ... [details]

 Description

This species has calical structures which appear more solid than most other species of Alveopora. It is also the ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are composed of short irregularly dividing knob-like branches. Corallites are 1.7-2 mm in diameter with ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are arborescent with thin tapered branches, without axial corallites. All corallites are radial, and are ... [details]

 Description

Branches are widely spaced, less than 1-10 mm in diameter, tapering, with blunt tips. Spinules are distributed ... [details]

 Description

This genus is restricted to the extreme west of the Indian Ocean, where it occurs on the African coast and Arabian ... [details]

 Description

Many specimens have large pali forming a clear ring around the columella, though in other specimens the pali are ... [details]

 Description

Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; Indo-Pacific and Atlantic. Solitary, attached and cylindrical. ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are massive, laminar, encrusting or foliaceous. Corallites are immersed or conical with short, numerous, ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are hemispherical with irregular corallites and a smooth coenosteum. Corallites are immersed to conical an ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are hemispherical or flattened. Corallites are immersed, crowded, with rounded calices surrounded by ... [details]

 Description

Colonies of Astreopora myriophthalma are massive, in the Arabian area rarely more than 25 cm in diameter though up ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are massive with corallites like Caulastrea but subplocoid (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

 Description

Barabattoia is an ill-defined genus made up of uncommon species which usually have elongate corallites. Sometimes ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are massive. Corallites are plocoid to subdendroid, that is, they are protuberant tubes rather than ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are phaceloid with irregularly spaced sprawling corallites. Corallites have one centre with a weakly ... [details]

 Description

This is the smallest mussid, but has the typical fleshy polyps of the family. Colonies rarely exceed a diameter of ... [details]

 Description

Corallites are 9-14 mm in diameter. Septa are not arranged in cycles and are numerous. Colour: dark red or green ... [details]

 Description

Very similar to Euphylia, so much so that the separation of these genera is more a result of historical custom than ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are flabello-meandroid with straight-edged septa forming V-shaped valleys. Polyps have tubular tentacles ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are phaceloid. Corallites have numerous fine septa and well-developed columellae. Polyps are sometimes ... [details]

 Description

Colonies have short sturdy corallites, 10-15 mm in diameter. These frequently have more than one mouth. Costae are ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are massive either rounded or hillocky. Corallites are cerioid, without columellae and with Pavona-like ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are massive, columnar, encrusting or laminar. Corallites are in short valleys or are irregualrly scattered ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are encrusting or massive, sometimes hillocky. Columellae are compacted pinnules set well below the ... [details]

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Colonies are thin, often overlapping laminae, with lobed margins. Corallites are irregularly distributed, with ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are massive and meandroid. Valleys and walls are of uniform width. Septa are fine and regular, columellae ... [details]

 Description

Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; Indo-Pacific. Colonial, budding occurs from rootlets but these are seen ... [details]

 Description

Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; Indo-Pacific. Colonial, attached and branching. Has alternate budding of ... [details]

 Description

Corals are solitary, free-living, flat or dome-shaped, circular or slightly oval in outline, with a central mouth. ... [details]

 Description

Corals are circular, helmet-shaped, up to 76 mm in diameter with a concave undersurface. Primary septa are thick ... [details]

 Description

Corals are circular domes up to 40 mm in diameter with a concave undersurface. Septa are straight an symmetrical. ... [details]

 Description

Corals are oval, flat, with a central dome and a flat undersurface. Primary septa are exsert on the central dome. ... [details]

 Description

Corals are circular and flat. Septa are in markedly different orders but each septum is uniform throughout its ... [details]

 Description

Discs are very neat and mostly circular. While the discs of some examples show irregularities, these are not nearly ... [details]

 Description

Corals are oval, flat, with a central dome and a flat undersurface. Primary septa are exsert on the central dome. ... [details]

 Description

This is a solitary mussid, about 5 cm broad and tall. The distinctive features are the very large primary septa ... [details]

 Description

All species, except for C. japonica (which is arborescent with axial and radial corallites), are massive or ... [details]

 Description

Corallites have clearly alternating costae (easily visible under water). There are 12 primary septa. Colour: ... [details]

 Description

This species is distinguished from the other members of the genus by the fact that it has only 10 primary septa. In ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are commonly up to 40 cm diameter, often greater. Calices are round, and separated by half or a full ... [details]

 Description

Ahermatypic, colonies are dendroid becoming bushy by extratentacular budding. Corallites are tubular with septa ... [details]

 Description

Corals are solitary, free-living discs, flat, composed of several fan-shaped segments, with a mouth situated at the ... [details]

 Description

Corals consist of fan-shaped segments up to 40 mm in diameter. Thick beaded septa are unequal height. Colour: cream ... [details]

 Description

Corals are irregular in outline, up to 70 mm in diameter, generally composed of several wedge-shaped sectors which ... [details]

 Description

Colonies dome shaped with an even surface. The skeleton is very dense. Corallites are plocoid. Columellae are ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are distinctive, massive, and often exceed 1 metre across. Corallites are round and closely packed, ... [details]

 Description

Colonies are encrusting, laminar or foliaceous. Calices are round or oval in shape, immersed to tubular, not ... [details]