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Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Acanthastrea echinata (6)

Type species: Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1848)

Total number of species estimated: 11

Characteristics: Similar to Syzygophyllia but by marginal budding low cerioid, rarely plocoid, colonies of monocentric corallites are formed.

Range: Red Sea, Indo-Pacific.

Genus Acanthastrea