Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1849DescriptionColonial, forming large dendroid colonies by intratentacular budding; costae obsolete; lacking columella and pali.Type-species: Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Kingdom AnimaliaPhylum CnidariaSubphylum AnthozoaClass HexacoralliaOrder ScleractiniaFamily CaryophylliidaeSubfamily DesmophylliinaeGenus Lophelia
Scientific synonyms and common namesGenus Lophohelia Haime and Milne-Edwards, in Milne-Edwards, 1857
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