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Verrill, 1866

Genera: Four genera are found in the shallow waters of the Indo-West Pacific:
Genus Hydnophora Hydnophora exesa (1) ,
Genus Merulina Merulina amplicata (1) ,
Genus Paraclavarina Paraclavarina triangularis (1) ,
Genus Scapophyllia Scapophyllia cylindrica.

Description: Colonies massive (Hydnopora), encrusting (Hydnopora), Foliaceous (Merulina), or branched (Hydnopora, Paraclavarina, Scapophyllia).

Family Merulinidae