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de Blainville, 1830

Lobophyllia hataii (1)

Type species: Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775)

Total number of species estimated: 4

Characteristics: Meandroid-phaceloid, derived probably from Syzygophyllia. Colony formation by intramural polystomodaeal budding, with some lateral branching, series free laterally, long or short, forming large fasciculate, hemispherical clumps. Epitheca feeble or absent. Centers with lamellar linkage.

Range: Red Sea, Indo-Pacific.

Genus Lobophyllia