831 species

Coscinaraea crassa

Veron and Pichon, 1980


Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Characters: Colonies are generally submassive to encrusting with large compact corallites. Long and short septo-costae slightly alternate. Columellae are single fused septal margins deep within the corallite.

Colour: Pale brown.

Similar Species: Superficially resembles Podabacia crustacea. Structurally resembles an enlarged Coscinaraea mcneilli.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Rare.

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