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Oken, 1815

Favia favus (5)

Type species: Favia fragum (Esper, 1795)

Total number of species estimated: 40

Characteristics: .Plocoid, forming by mono-tristomodaeal budding, massive, foliaceous, or encrusting colonies. Basal epitheca present. Permanent condition of corallites monocentric. Columella parietal, spongy. Endotheca and exotheca vesicular.

Range: Brasil, West Africa, Red Sea.

Genus Favia