831 species

Sandalolitha dentata

Quelch, 1884


Quelch, 1884

Characters: Colonies are flat and irregular in shape, with corallites mostly in the central area. An axial furrow can be seen in small specimens. Septa vary greatly in height.

Colour: Brown or mottled, usually with white corallite centres.

Similar Species: Sandalolitha robusta.

Habitat: Deep protected environments.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Taxonomic Note: The type species of Sandololitha.

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