831 species

Coscinaraea marshae

Wells, 1962


Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Characters: Colonies are flat plates with corallites aligned between Leptoseris-like folds (collines) parallel to the colony margin. Septo-costae have a rough appearance.

Colour: Brown, green or yellow-brown, sometimes mottled.

Similar Species: Coscinaraea mcneilli, which does not have well developed collines. Superficially similar to Leptoseris.

Habitat: Rocky foreshores.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Taxonomic References: Wells (1962); Veron (2000a);

Identification Guides: Veron (1986a);

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