species: Mycedium elephantotus in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Mycedium elephantotus


©Anne Hoggett: Mycedium elephantotus colony about 80 cm wide at No Name Reef near Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Nose-shaped outward-facing corallites of Mycedium elephantotus; No Name Reef near Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Mycedium elephantotus at Cod Hole near Lizard Island, Feb 2015
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Mycedium
Species Mycedium elephantotus
Status least concern

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

References that assist with identification

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

Other 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.
  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.
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