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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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Acanthastrea amakusensis Veron, 1990 accepted as Micromussa amakusensis (Veron, 1990) (basis of record)
Acropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (additional source)
Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (additional source)
Acropora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (basis of record)
Acropora striata (Verrill, 1866) (basis of record)
Acropora valenciennesi (Milne Edwards, 1860) (basis of record)
Alveopora ocellata Wells, 1954 (basis of record)
Craterastrea levis Head, 1983 (basis of record)
Ctenella chagius Matthai, 1928 (basis of record)
Echinopora fruticulosa Klunzinger, 1879 (basis of record)
Erythrastrea flabellata Pichon, Scheer & Pillai, 1983 (basis of record)
Euphyllia paraancora Veron, 1990 (additional source)
Euphyllia paradivisa Veron, 1990 (basis of record)
Favia rotundata (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman Best, 1977) accepted as Favites rotundata Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977 (basis of record)
Favia wisseli Scheer & Pillai, 1983 accepted as Dipsastraea wisseli (Scheer & Pillai, 1983) (basis of record)
Favites rotundata Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977 (source of synonymy)
Goniopora lobata Milne Edwards, 1860 (basis of record)
Goniopora tenella (Quelch, 1886) (basis of record)
Merulina scheeri Head, 1983 (basis of record)
Pavona diffluens (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Pavona diminuta Veron, 1990 (basis of record)
Porites echinulata Klunzinger, 1879 (basis of record)
Porites nodifera Klunzinger, 1879 (basis of record)
Stylophora mamillata Scheer & Pillai, 1983 (basis of record)
Stylophora wellsi Scheer, 1964 (basis of record)
Symphyllia erythraea (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Lobophyllia erythraea (Klunzinger, 1879) (basis of record)
Aldabra for Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Acropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984 
Aldabra for Acropora cuneata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Acropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) 
Aldabra for Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Acropora glochiclados (Brook, 1893) 
Aldabra for Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Acropora monticulosa (Brüggemann, 1879) 
Aldabra for Acropora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Astreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Blastomussa merleti (Wells, 1961) 
Aldabra for Coscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Coscinaraea monile (Forsskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Cycloseris cyclolites (Lamarck, 1815) 
Aldabra for Cyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Diaseris distorta (Michelin, 1842) 
Aldabra for Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Echinophyllia aspera (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Echinopora gemmacea (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Favia favus (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Favia pallida (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Favia stelligera (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Favites abdita (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Favites halicora (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Favites pentagona (Esper, 1795) 
Aldabra for Fungia fungites (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Fungia paumotensis Stuchbury, 1833 
Aldabra for Fungia scutaria Lamarck, 1801 
Aldabra for Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) 
Aldabra for Gardineroseris planulata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Goniastrea palauensis (Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) 
Aldabra for Goniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Goniastrea retiformis (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Goniopora stokesi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Aldabra for Gyrosmilia interrupta (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Herpolitha limax (Esper, 1797) 
Aldabra for Hydnophora exesa (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Hydnophora microconos (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Leptastrea inaequalis Klunzinger, 1879 
Aldabra for Leptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Leptoria phrygia (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Leptoseris foliosa Dinesen, 1980 
Aldabra for Leptoseris gardineri Van der Horst, 1921 
Aldabra for Leptoseris hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 
Aldabra for Leptoseris incrustans (Quelch, 1886) 
Aldabra for Leptoseris mycetoseroides Wells, 1954 
Aldabra for Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Leptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907 
Aldabra for Leptoseris solida (Quelch, 1886) 
Aldabra for Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Montipora aequituberculata Bernard, 1897 
Aldabra for Montipora elschneri Vaughan, 1918 
Aldabra for Montipora foveolata (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Montipora hispida (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Montipora millepora Crossland, 1952 
Aldabra for Montipora monasteriata (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Montipora spumosa (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Montipora tuberculosa (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Mycedium elephantotus (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Pachyseris rugosa (Lamarck, 1801) 
Aldabra for Pachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Pavona clivosa Verrill, 1869 
Aldabra for Pavona explanulata (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Pavona frondifera (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Pavona maldivensis (Gardiner, 1905) 
Aldabra for Pavona minor Brüggemann, 1879 
Aldabra for Pavona varians Verrill, 1864 
Aldabra for Pectinia lactuca (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Physogyra lichtensteini (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851) 
Aldabra for Platygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Platygyra lamellina (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Aldabra for Plesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816) 
Aldabra for Pocillopora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Pocillopora eydouxi Milne Edwards, 1860 
Aldabra for Pocillopora verrucosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Aldabra for Podabacia crustacea (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Porites australiensis Vaughan, 1918 
Aldabra for Porites compressa Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Porites cylindrica Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Porites faustinoi Hoffmeister, 1925 
Aldabra for Porites lichen Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Porites lutea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Aldabra for Porites nigrescens Dana, 1848 
Aldabra for Porites punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Porites rus (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Porites solida (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Psammocora explanulata Van der Horst, 1922 
Aldabra for Psammocora haimeana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Aldabra for Seriatopora hystrix Dana, 1846 
Aldabra for Stylophora pistillata Esper, 1797 
Aldabra for Symphyllia recta (Dana, 1846) 
Aldabra for Symphyllia valenciennesii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
Chagos for Acanthastrea angulosa Brüggemann, 1879 
Chagos for Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) 
Chagos for Acropora aculeus (Dana, 1846) 
Chagos for Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) 
Chagos for Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) 
 Authority

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

 Authority

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 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]

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Description

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

 Remark

Previously included in the Genus Fungia. [details]

 Spelling

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

 Type locality

Indonesia (Veron, 1986). [details]

 Type locality

Red Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]

 Type locality

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

 Type locality

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