831 species

Mycedium robokaki

Moll and Best, 1984


Oken, 1815

Characters: Colonies are composed of small, thin (5-8 mm thick), unifacial laminae, usually with non-wavy margins. Corallites are small (4-6 mm diameter), strongly inclined on the laminae and are sometimes arranged concentrically. Septo-costae are compact, in 2 or 3 orders and have ornamented spines.

Colour: Tan or pinkish, with pale margins to laminae.

Similar Species: Mycedium steeni.

Habitat: Reef environments protected from strong wave action.

Abundance: Uncommon.

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