Caulastraea

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Caulastraea
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Caulastraea furcata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Merulinidae
Genus: Caulastraea
Dana, 1846 [1]
Species
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Synonyms
List
  • Astraeosmilia Ortmann, 1892
  • Astreosmilia Ortmann, 1892 [lapsus]
  • Caulastrea Dana, 1846 [lapsus]
  • Dasyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

Caulastraea is a genus of stony corals in the family Merulinidae.[1] Species of Caulastraea are commonly found in the aquarium trade under the names candy cane coral or trumpet coral.

Species[edit]

The following species are currently recognized:[1]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Caulastraea". World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Retrieved 2015-05-03.

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