831 species

Agaricia humilis

Verrill, 1901


Lamarck, 1801

Characters: Colonies are encrusting to submassive. Corallites are deep, monocentric or with 2-3 centres together. Centres are separated by collines of irregular height and which run in irregular directions. Long and short septo-costae clearly alternate.

Colour: Uniform tan or mottled yellow-brown, sometimes with green mouths.

Similar Species: Agaricia agaricites, which develops fronds rather than retains a submassive growth-form.

Habitat: Most reef environments except shallow lagoons.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Taxonomic References: Van Moorsel (1983); Veron (2000a);

Identification Guides: Humann (2002);

COTW History since Veron (2000a)
  • Family: All families are currently under review
  • Genus/species: No change