species: Halomitra pileus in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Halomitra pileus

©Anne Hoggett: Many large colonies (up to 30 cm diameter) of Halomitra pileus at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Fungiidae
Genus Halomitra
Species Halomitra pileus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Not recorded
  • Outer reefs near Lizard Island: Uncommon but abundant in some places, usually areas with little wave action near base of reef slope.

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Veron, J.E.N. (2000). Corals of the World Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville.