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Family: Dendrophylliidae (See list of species below)

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147 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Astroides calycularis
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Balanophyllia bairdiana
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Balanophyllia bayeri
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Balanophyllia bonaespei
[small cup coral]
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Balanophyllia capensis
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Balanophyllia caribbeana
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Balanophyllia carinata
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Balanophyllia cedrosensis
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Balanophyllia cellulosa
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Balanophyllia chnous
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Balanophyllia corniculans
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Balanophyllia cornu
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Balanophyllia crassiseptum
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Balanophyllia crassitheca
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Balanophyllia cumingii
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Balanophyllia cyathoides
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Balanophyllia dentata
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Balanophyllia desmophyllioides
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Balanophyllia diademata
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Balanophyllia diffusa
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Balanophyllia dineta
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Balanophyllia diomedeae
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Balanophyllia dubia
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Balanophyllia elegans
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Balanophyllia elongata
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Balanophyllia europaea
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Balanophyllia floridana
[porous cup coral]
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Balanophyllia galapagensis
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Balanophyllia gemma
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Balanophyllia gemmifera
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Balanophyllia generatrix
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Balanophyllia gigas
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Balanophyllia hadros
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Balanophyllia imperialis
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Balanophyllia iwayamaensis
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Balanophyllia laysanensis
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Balanophyllia palifera
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Balanophyllia parallela
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Balanophyllia parvula
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Balanophyllia pittieri
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Balanophyllia ponderosa
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Balanophyllia profundicella
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Balanophyllia rediviva
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Balanophyllia regalis
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Balanophyllia regia
[scarlet-and-gold star coral]
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Balanophyllia scabra
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Balanophyllia serrata
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Balanophyllia stimpsonii
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Balanophyllia tenuis
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Balanophyllia teres
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Balanophyllia thalassae
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Balanophyllia vanderhorsti
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Balanophyllia wellsi
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Balanophyllia yongei
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Bathypsammia tintinnabulum
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Cladopsammia echinata
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Cladopsammia eguchii
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Cladopsammia gracilis
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Cladopsammia manuelensis
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Cladopsammia rolandi
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Cladopsammia willeyi
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Dendrophyllia aculeata
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Dendrophyllia alcocki
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Dendrophyllia alternata
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Dendrophyllia arbuscula
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Dendrophyllia californica
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Dendrophyllia cladonia
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Dendrophyllia cornigera
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Dendrophyllia cribrosa
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Dendrophyllia dilatata
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Dendrophyllia florulenta
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Dendrophyllia futojiku
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Dendrophyllia ijimai
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Dendrophyllia incisa
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Dendrophyllia indica
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Dendrophyllia johnsoni
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Dendrophyllia laboreli
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Dendrophyllia minima
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Dendrophyllia minuscula
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Dendrophyllia oldroydae
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Dendrophyllia paragracilis
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Dendrophyllia ramea
[tree coral]
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Dendrophyllia robusta
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Dendrophyllia suprarbuscula
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Dendrophyllia velata
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Dichopsammia granulosa
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Duncanopsammia axifuga
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Eguchipsammia cornucopia
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Eguchipsammia fistula
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Eguchipsammia gaditana
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Eguchipsammia japonica
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Eguchipsammia serpentina
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Eguchipsammia strigosa
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Eguchipsammia wellsi
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Enallopsammia profunda
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Enallopsammia pusilla
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Enallopsammia rostrata
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Endopachys bulbosa
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Endopachys grayi
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Endopsammia philippensis
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Endopsammia pourtalesi
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Endopsammia regularis
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Heteropsammia cochlea
[walking dendro]
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Heteropsammia eupsammides
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Leptopsammia britannica
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Leptopsammia columna
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Leptopsammia crassa
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Leptopsammia formosa
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Leptopsammia poculum
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Leptopsammia pruvoti
[sunset cup coral]
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Leptopsammia queenslandiae
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Leptopsammia stokesiana
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Leptopsammia trinitatis
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Notophyllia etheridgi
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Notophyllia piscacauda
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Notophyllia recta
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Rhizopsammia annae
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Rhizopsammia bermudensis
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Rhizopsammia compacta
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Rhizopsammia goesi
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Rhizopsammia minuta
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Rhizopsammia nuda
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Rhizopsammia pulchra
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Rhizopsammia verrilli
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Rhizopsammia wellingtoni
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Rhizopsammia wettsteini
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Thecopsammia socialis
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Trochopsammia infundibulum
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Tubastraea aurea
[pretty cave coral]


Tubastraea coccinea
[orange cup coral]


Tubastraea diaphana
[black cup coral]


Tubastraea faulkneri
[Faulkner's coral]
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Tubastraea floreana
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Tubastraea micranthus
[black turret coral]
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Tubastraea tagusensis
[ahermatypic corals]


Turbinaria bifrons
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Turbinaria conspicua
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Turbinaria crater
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Turbinaria frondens
[yellow cup coral]


Turbinaria heronensis
[spiny turbinaria coral]


Turbinaria irregularis
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Turbinaria mesenterina
[vase coral]


Turbinaria patula
[disc coral]


Turbinaria peltata
[pagoda coral]


Turbinaria radicalis
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Turbinaria reniformis
[yellow scroll coral]


Turbinaria stellulata
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147 Species of Family Dendrophylliidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Astroides calycularis Western Indian Ocean, Atl
Balanophyllia bairdiana Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia bayeri Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia bonaespei small cup coral Southeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia capensis Southeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia caribbeana Western Central Atlantic.
Balanophyllia carinata Indo-West Pacific.
Balanophyllia cedrosensis Eastern Pacific.
Balanophyllia cellulosa Atlantic and the Mediterr
Balanophyllia chnous Southwest Pacific
Balanophyllia corniculans Western Central Pacific.
Balanophyllia cornu Indo-West Pacific and Nor
Balanophyllia crassiseptum Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia crassitheca Western Pacific.
Balanophyllia cumingii Indo-West Pacific.
Balanophyllia cyathoides Western Central Atlantic.
Balanophyllia dentata Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia desmophyllioides Pacific Ocean.
Balanophyllia diademata Southeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia diffusa Indian Ocean.
Balanophyllia dineta Western Atlantic.
Balanophyllia diomedeae Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia dubia Western Central Pacific.
Balanophyllia elegans Eastern Pacific 2.5 WD
Balanophyllia elongata Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia europaea Atlantic and the Mediterr
Balanophyllia floridana porous cup coral Western Atlantic
Balanophyllia galapagensis Eastern Pacific
Balanophyllia gemma Indo-West Pacific.
Balanophyllia gemmifera Indian Ocean.
Balanophyllia generatrix Western Central Pacific.
Balanophyllia gigas Pacific Ocean.
Balanophyllia hadros Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia imperialis Indo-West Pacific.
Balanophyllia iwayamaensis Western Central Pacific.
Balanophyllia laysanensis Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia palifera Western Atlantic
Balanophyllia parallela Indo-West Pacific.
Balanophyllia parvula Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia pittieri Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia ponderosa Indo-West Pacific.
Balanophyllia profundicella Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia rediviva Western Central Pacific.
Balanophyllia regalis Eastern Indian Ocean
Balanophyllia regia scarlet-and-gold star coral Atlantic and the Mediterr
Balanophyllia scabra Eastern Indian Ocean
Balanophyllia serrata Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia stimpsonii Indo-West Pacific.
Balanophyllia tenuis Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia teres Northwest Pacific
Balanophyllia thalassae Northeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia vanderhorsti Northwest Pacific
Balanophyllia wellsi Western Central Atlantic.
Balanophyllia yongei Western Central Pacific
Bathypsammia tintinnabulum Western Central Atlantic.
Cladopsammia echinata Pacific Ocean.
Cladopsammia eguchii Southwest Pacific
Cladopsammia gracilis Indo-Pacific.
Cladopsammia manuelensis Western Atlantic
Cladopsammia rolandi Endemic to the Mediterran
Cladopsammia willeyi Indo-West Pacific
Dendrophyllia aculeata Western Central Pacific
Dendrophyllia alcocki Indo-West Pacific.
Dendrophyllia alternata Western Central Atlantic.
Dendrophyllia arbuscula Indo-West Pacific.
Dendrophyllia californica Eastern Pacific.
Dendrophyllia cladonia Western Indian Ocean
Dendrophyllia cornigera Atlantic and the Mediterr
Dendrophyllia cribrosa Western Pacific
Dendrophyllia dilatata Western Indian Ocean and
Dendrophyllia florulenta Western Pacific
Dendrophyllia futojiku Northwest Pacific
Dendrophyllia ijimai Indo-Pacific
Dendrophyllia incisa Western Central Pacific
Dendrophyllia indica Indo-West Pacific
Dendrophyllia johnsoni Eastern Pacific
Dendrophyllia laboreli Western Central Pacific a
Dendrophyllia minima Northwest Pacific
Dendrophyllia minuscula Indo-West Pacific.
Dendrophyllia oldroydae Eastern Pacific
Dendrophyllia paragracilis Northwest Pacific
Dendrophyllia ramea tree coral Atlantic and the Mediterr
Dendrophyllia robusta Indo-West Pacific.
Dendrophyllia suprarbuscula Northwest Pacific
Dendrophyllia velata Western Central Pacific
Dichopsammia granulosa Northwest Pacific
Duncanopsammia axifuga Western Central Pacific
Eguchipsammia cornucopia Western Atlantic
Eguchipsammia fistula Indo-Pacific.
Eguchipsammia gaditana Widespread
Eguchipsammia japonica Indo-West Pacific.
Eguchipsammia serpentina Western Indian Ocean
Eguchipsammia strigosa Western Atlantic
Eguchipsammia wellsi Western Pacific
Enallopsammia profunda Western Central Atlantic.
Enallopsammia pusilla Western Central Pacific
Enallopsammia rostrata Cosmopolitan, except for
Endopachys bulbosa Indo-West Pacific
Endopachys grayi Indo-Pacific.
Endopsammia philippensis Indo-West Pacific.
Endopsammia pourtalesi Southeast Pacific
Endopsammia regularis Western Central Pacific
Heteropsammia cochlea walking dendro Indo-West Pacific.
Heteropsammia eupsammides Indo-West Pacific
Leptopsammia britannica Northeast Atlantic.
Leptopsammia columna Eastern Indian Ocean
Leptopsammia crassa Western Central Pacific
Leptopsammia formosa Northeast Atlantic
Leptopsammia poculum Western Central Pacific
Leptopsammia pruvoti sunset cup coral Atlantic and the Mediterr
Leptopsammia queenslandiae Western Central Pacific
Leptopsammia stokesiana Western Central Pacific.
Leptopsammia trinitatis Western Central Atlantic
Notophyllia etheridgi Indo-West Pacific.
Notophyllia piscacauda Eastern Indian Ocean
Notophyllia recta Indo-West Pacific
Rhizopsammia annae Indian Ocean
Rhizopsammia bermudensis Western Central Atlantic
Rhizopsammia compacta Western Indian Ocean
Rhizopsammia goesi Western Atlantic
Rhizopsammia minuta Western Pacific.
Rhizopsammia nuda Indo-West Pacific.
Rhizopsammia pulchra Eastern Central Pacific
Rhizopsammia verrilli Western Pacific.
Rhizopsammia wellingtoni Southeast Pacific
Rhizopsammia wettsteini Western Indian Ocean
Thecopsammia socialis Western Atlantic.
Trochopsammia infundibulum Western Central Atlantic.
Tubastraea aurea pretty cave coral Indo-West Pacific
Tubastraea coccinea orange cup coral Western Atlantic and Indo
Tubastraea diaphana black cup coral Western Pacific.
Tubastraea faulkneri Faulkner's coral Pacific Ocean.
Tubastraea floreana Southeast Pacific
Tubastraea micranthus black turret coral Western Central Pacific
Tubastraea tagusensis ahermatypic corals Indo-Pacific and Southwes
Turbinaria bifrons Western Central Pacific
Turbinaria conspicua Western Central Pacific
Turbinaria crater Western Pacific.
Turbinaria frondens yellow cup coral Western Pacific.
Turbinaria heronensis spiny turbinaria coral Western Central Pacific
Turbinaria irregularis Western Central Pacific.
Turbinaria mesenterina vase coral Indo-Pacific.
Turbinaria patula disc coral Indo-Pacific. Tropical t
Turbinaria peltata pagoda coral Indo-Pacific.
Turbinaria radicalis Western Pacific.
Turbinaria reniformis yellow scroll coral Indo-West Pacific.
Turbinaria stellulata Western Central Pacific.



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