species: Favites rotundata in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Favites rotundata


©Anne Hoggett: Favites rotundata on an exposed reef slope at Lizard Island. Grace Frank notes that this is the typical appearance of the species with large fleshy corallites and common yellowish-grey colour.

©Anne Hoggett: Favites rotundata on an exposed reef slope at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Favites rotundata at exposed reef slope, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Favites
Species Favites rotundata
Status near threatened

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.
  • Dornelas, M. (2006). Coral assemblages and neutral theory. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1626.
  • Dornelas, M. and S.R. Connolly (2008). Multiple modes in a coral species abundance distribution, Ecology Letters, 11: 1008-1016. LIRS catalog number 1145.