species: Dipsastraea speciosa in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Dipsastraea speciosa


©Anne Hoggett: Dipsastraea speciosa on the outer face of Hicks Reef near Lizard Island. Identified by Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Dipsastraea speciosa on the outer face of Hicks Reef near Lizard Island. Note round, shallow corallites with regular, exsert septa.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Dipsastraea
Species Dipsastraea speciosa
Status least concern

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

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