Species under Balanophyllia
n= 57
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Balanophyllia bairdiana
Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia bayeri
Cairns, 1979
Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia bonaespei
Van der Horst, 1938
small cup coral Southeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia buccina
Tenison Woods, 1878
Australia
Balanophyllia capensis
Verrill, 1865
Southeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia caribbeana
Cairns, 1977
Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia carinata
(Semper, 1872)
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia cedrosensis
Durham, 1947
Eastern Pacific
Balanophyllia cellulosa
Duncan, 1873
Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Balanophyllia chnous
Squires, 1962
Southwest Pacific
Balanophyllia corniculans
Alcock, 1902
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia cornu
Moseley, 1881
Indo-West Pacific and Northeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia crassiseptum
Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia crassitheca
Cairns, 1995
Western Pacific
Balanophyllia cumingii
Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia cyathoides
(Pourtalès, 1871)
Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia dentata
Tenison Woods, 1879
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia desmophyllioides
Vaughan, 1907
Pacific Ocean
Balanophyllia diademata
Van der Horst, 1927
Southeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia diffusa
Harrison & Poole, 1909
Indian Ocean
Balanophyllia dineta
Cairns, 1977
Western Atlantic
Balanophyllia diomedeae
Vaughan, 1907
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia dubia
(Semper, 1872)
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia elegans
Verrill, 1864
Eastern Pacific 2.5
Balanophyllia elliptica
(Tenison Woods, 1878)
Australia
Balanophyllia elongata
(Moseley, 1881)
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia europaea
(Risso, 1826)
Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Balanophyllia floridana
Pourtalès, 1868
porous cup coral Western Atlantic
Balanophyllia galapagensis
Vaughan, 1907
Eastern Pacific
Balanophyllia gemma
(Moseley, 1881)
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia gemmifera
Klunzinger, 1879
Indian Ocean
Balanophyllia generatrix
Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia gigas
Moseley, 1881
Pacific Ocean
Balanophyllia hadros
Cairns, 1979
Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia imperialis
Kent, 1871
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia iwayamaensis
Abe, 1938
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia japonica
Cairns, 2001
Northwest Pacific
Balanophyllia laysanensis
Vaughan, 1907
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia palifera
Pourtalès, 1878
Western Atlantic
Balanophyllia parallela
(Semper, 1872)
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia parvula
Moseley, 1881
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia pittieri
Vaughan, 1919
Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia ponderosa
Van der Horst, 1926
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia profundicella
Gardiner, 1899
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia rediviva
Moseley, 1881
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia regalis
Alcock, 1893
Eastern Indian Ocean
Balanophyllia regia
Gosse, 1853
scarlet-and-gold star coral Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Balanophyllia scabra
Alcock, 1893
Eastern Indian Ocean
Balanophyllia serrata
Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia stimpsonii
Simpson, 1865
Indo-West Pacific
Balanophyllia tenuis
van der Horst, 1922
Western Central Pacific
Balanophyllia teres
Cairns, 1994
Northwest Pacific
Balanophyllia thalassae
Zibrowius, 1980
Northeast Atlantic
Balanophyllia ukrainensis
Cairns, 2001
To be Filled
Balanophyllia vanderhorsti
Cairns, 2001
Northwest Pacific
Balanophyllia wellsi
Cairns, 1977
Western Central Atlantic
Balanophyllia yongei
Crossland, 1952
Western Central Pacific
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