831 species

Astreopora ocellata

Bernard, 1896


de Blainville, 1830

Characters: Colonies are dome-shaped or flat. Corallites are compact and large, with wide openings. Small corallites usually occur between the large corallites. The coenosteum is coarse.

Colour: Brown, cream or yellow.

Similar Species: Corallites are substantially larger than those of other Astreopora except A. macrostoma.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Usually rare.

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