831 species

Leptoseris amitoriensis

Veron, 1990


Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849

Characters: Colonies are tiers or whorls of broad fronds with fluted edges. Corallites are widely spaced and are approximately in rows parallel to the frond margins. They are small and superficial becoming smaller towards the frond margins.

Colour: Pale to dark brown.

Similar Species: None.

Habitat: Lower reef slopes protected from wave action.

Abundance: Rare.

Taxonomic References: Veron (1990a); Veron (2000a);

Identification Guides: Nishihira and Veron (1995);

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