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


©Anne Hoggett: Dipsastraea favus colony 15-20 cm wide at the lagoon entrance, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Dipsastraea favus at the lagoon entrance, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Dipsastraea favus at North Direction Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Dipsastraea
Species Dipsastraea favus

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Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

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Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

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References

  • Babcock, R.C., G.D. Bull, P.L. Harrison, A.J. Heyward, J.K. Oliver, C.C. Wallace and B.L. Willis (1986). Synchronous spawnings of 105 scleractinian coral species on the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Biology, 90: 379-394. LIRS catalog number 300.
  • Berumen, M.L. (2000). Influence of diet and habitat on the condition of butterflyfish, M.Sc. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 719.
  • Berumen, M.L., M.S. Pratchett and M.I. McCormick (2005). Within-reef differences in diet and body condition of coral-feeding butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae), Marine Ecology Progress Series, 287: 217-227. LIRS catalog number 1019.
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