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Coscinaraea mcneilli

Wells, 1962


Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Characters: Colonies are flat plates with corallites aligned in shallow depressions parallel to the colony margin. Septo-costae neatly alternate and are perpendicular to the colony margin.

Colour: Dark grey, brown or green.

Similar Species: Coscinaraea marshae and C. crassa.

Habitat: Rocky foreshores.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Taxonomic References: Wells (1962); Veron and Pichon (1980); Veron (2000a);

Identification Guides: Veron (1986a);

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