species: Lobophyllia vitiensis in ALA: Lizard Island (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Lobophyllia vitiensis

©Lyle Vail: Lobophyllia vitiensis at Pidgin Point, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Lobophyllia vitiensis at Day Reef near Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Lyle Vail: Lobophyllia vitiensis at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Lobophylliidae
Genus Lobophyllia
Species Lobophyllia vitiensis
Status near threatened



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 11 cm (Diameter of Lizard Island specimens)


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1982). Regional variation in shade-dwelling coral assemblages of the Great Barrier Reef Province, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 7: 117-123. LIRS catalog number 70.
  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.