species: Dipsastraea helianthoides in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Dipsastraea helianthoides


©Anne Hoggett: A small colony of Dipsastraea helianthoides at Ribbon Reef Number 10 near Lizard Island. Identified by Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Dipsastraea helianthoides at Ribbon Reef Number 10 near Lizard Island. Identified by Zoe Richards.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Dipsastraea
Species Dipsastraea helianthoides

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Distinguishing features

Submassive; round, exsert, tapering corallites; exsert septa; beaded costae. (Contributed by Zoe Richards)

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

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Distribution


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