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Kölliker, 1874

Heteroxenia (2)

Type species: Heteroxenia elizabethae Kölliker, 1874

Total number of species estimated: 15

Description: Colonies upright, lobes capitate, polyps concentrated on well-defined capitulum. Polyps not retractile, dimorphic. Colour of colonies white to bluish. Sclerites are small ovals. Zooxanthellae present.

Habitat: shallow water.

Range: Tropical Indo-Pacific.

Genus Heteroxenia