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Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Leptastrea purpurea (3)

Type species: Leptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846)

Total number of species estimated: 6.

Characteristics: Corals encrusting to massive with calyces immersed. Septa with inward projecting teeth.

Ecology: Wide range of reef environments.

Range: Indo Pacific.

Genus Leptastrea