Madracis pharensis (Heller, 1868).

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

CC species number = 21

Synonyms: None.

Morphologic Description:

Colony Form: plocoid to subcerioid
Colony Shape: encrusting
Budding Type: mostly extramural
Corallite Diameter: < 0.6 mm
Septa Per Corallite: 20
Lobes: paliform
Columella Structure: styliform
Wall Structure: septothecal

Holotype: Lost.


Recent: Caribbean.

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Last updated on May 1, 1998 - vab.