Madracis formosa Wells, 1973.

CC species number = 19

Photographs:  The top photo is an SEM image of an individual corallite with a scale bar of 1 mm.  The bottom photo is an entire colony image.

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid to subcerioid
Colony Shape: branching
Colony Size: branches 1-2 cm thick
Budding Type: mostly extramural
Corallite Diameter: 1.0-1.3 mm
Septa Per Corallite: 8
Lobes: paliform
Columella Structure: styliform
Wall Structure: septothecal

Holotype: USNM 53479


Recent: Caribbean.

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Last updated on April 28, 1998 - vab.