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Sheppard, C.R.C. (1998). Corals of the Indian Ocean: a taxonomic and distribution database for coral reef ecologists
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea amakusensis Veron, 1990 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicromussa amakusensis (Veron, 1990) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora striata (Verrill, 1866) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora valenciennesi (Milne Edwards, 1860) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora ocellata Wells, 1954 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraterastrea levis Head, 1983 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenella chagius Matthai, 1928 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora fruticulosa Klunzinger, 1879 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErythrastrea flabellata Pichon, Scheer & Pillai, 1983 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphyllia paraancora Veron, 1990 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuphyllia paradivisa Veron, 1990 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia rotundata (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman Best, 1977) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites rotundata Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia wisseli Scheer & Pillai, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipsastraea wisseli (Scheer & Pillai, 1983) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites rotundata Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora lobata Milne Edwards, 1860 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora tenella (Quelch, 1886) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina scheeri Head, 1983 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona diffluens (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona diminuta Veron, 1990 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites echinulata Klunzinger, 1879 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites nodifera Klunzinger, 1879 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylophora mamillata Scheer & Pillai, 1983 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylophora wellsi Scheer, 1964 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphyllia erythraea (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobophyllia erythraea (Klunzinger, 1879) (basis of record)
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cuneata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora glochiclados (Brook, 1893) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora monticulosa (Brüggemann, 1879) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora valida (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlastomussa merleti (Wells, 1961) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea monile (Forsskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycloseris cyclolites (Lamarck, 1815) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiaseris distorta (Michelin, 1842) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinophyllia aspera (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora gemmacea (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia favus (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia pallida (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia stelligera (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites abdita (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites halicora (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites pentagona (Esper, 1795) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia fungites (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia paumotensis Stuchbury, 1833 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia scutaria Lamarck, 1801 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGardineroseris planulata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea palauensis (Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea retiformis (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora stokesi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrosmilia interrupta (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerpolitha limax (Esper, 1797) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora exesa (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora microconos (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea inaequalis Klunzinger, 1879 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoria phrygia (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris foliosa Dinesen, 1980 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris gardineri Van der Horst, 1921 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris incrustans (Quelch, 1886) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris mycetoseroides Wells, 1954 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris solida (Quelch, 1886) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora aequituberculata Bernard, 1897 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora elschneri Vaughan, 1918 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora foveolata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora hispida (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora millepora Crossland, 1952 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora monasteriata (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora spumosa (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora tuberculosa (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycedium elephantotus (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachyseris rugosa (Lamarck, 1801) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona clivosa Verrill, 1869 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona explanulata (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona frondifera (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona maldivensis (Gardiner, 1905) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona minor Brüggemann, 1879 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona varians Verrill, 1864 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinia lactuca (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysogyra lichtensteini (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra lamellina (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora eydouxi Milne Edwards, 1860 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora verrucosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodabacia crustacea (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites australiensis Vaughan, 1918 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites compressa Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites cylindrica Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites faustinoi Hoffmeister, 1925 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites lichen Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites lutea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites nigrescens Dana, 1848 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites rus (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites solida (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora explanulata Van der Horst, 1922 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora haimeana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeriatopora hystrix Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylophora pistillata Esper, 1797 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphyllia recta (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphyllia valenciennesii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea angulosa Brüggemann, 1879 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora aculeus (Dana, 1846) 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora aspera (Dana, 1846) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Authority

Authority given as (Bruggeman) in Fauré (1977), Sheer & Pillai in Sheppard (1998). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Authority

Authority given as in Sheppard 1998 <308>, main text; in the list, authority is given as (Head). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

A magnificent and large Acropora, reaching a metre or more in height and breadth. Main branches sweep upwards, ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Basically a massive coral with vertical, thick spires projecting from the base. It is not one of the truly ramose ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Colonies are hemispherical or short thick columns. Calices are 3-5 mm in diameter. Columellae are small. Living ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Corals are circular, not strongly arched. Septa are very neat and regular. Costal spines are fine. There are no ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Corals are usually oval in general form, though very contorted. They may remain attached to the substrate even when ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Large, arborescent colonies with a unique shape, reaching 2 m tall and 1 m wide. A single stem, or multiple ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Monocentric calices are 6-13 mm diameter. Calices are fairly rounded and thick walled, but a varied and even a high ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Septa are striking, with triangular, large and very regular teeth. Coralla are elongate and large (up to 50 cm ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

So far this genus has been found only in the Red Sea and Chagos Archipelago. It occurs only deep on the reef slope. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

The coenosteum of this species is granular and smooth to the naked eye. There are no very large axial corallites. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This has small colonies which rarely exceed 30 cm across; they almost always comprise a single thick and fairly ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This is a loosely branched, tabular coral, reaching up to 2 m diameter. Branches anastomose, but less than in other ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This is a regularly meandroid coral, with very even series of corallites. Valleys are long and regular, running ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This is an entirely ramose species. While most members of the species develop ramose projections, this species is ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This is the only encrusting species of Stylophora known. Colonies reach a maximum diameter of about 25 cm, and ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This species has calices which are very large, reaching 2 cm diameter. Because of this is easily recognised. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This species has phacellloid corallites up to 4 cm across. They are mostly monocentric to tri-centric, due to ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

This species is a stoutly branching form, usually of similar shape and size to heavier Stylophora pistillata, but ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Previously included in the Genus Fungia. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Spelling

Spelled S. mammillata in Vine (1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Indonesia (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Red Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Swain Reefs, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Torres Strait, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]