Lobophyllia

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Lobophyllia
Lobophyllia hemprichii 1.jpg
Lobophyllia hemprichii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Lobophylliidae
Genus: Lobophyllia
de Blainville, 1830[1]
Species
See text
Synonyms
List
  • Australomussa Veron, 1985
  • Lobophyllia (Palauphyllia) Yabe, Sugiyama & Eguchi, 1936
  • Mussa (Symphyllia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  • Palauphyllia Yabe, Sugiyama & Eguchi, 1936
  • Parascolymia Wells, 1964
  • Symphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848

Lobophyllia, commonly called lobed brain coral or lobo coral, is a genus of large polyp stony corals. Members of this genus are sometimes found in reef aquariums.

Species[edit]

This genus includes the following species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b WoRMS (2018). "Lobophyllia de Blainville, 1830". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 31, 2018.