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Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Cyphastrea chalcidicum (5)

Type species: Cyphastrea microphthalma (Lamarck, 1816)

Total number of species estimated: 8.

Characteristics: Massive corals with conical calices, one species branching with branches ending with a calyx.

Ecology: Common on reefs.

Range: Indo-West Pacifc.

Key references: Veron, 2000.

Genus Cyphastrea