Montastraea

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Montastraea
Montastraea cavernosa.jpg
Montastraea cavernosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Subclass: Hexacorallia
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Montastraeidae
Genus: Montastraea
Blainville, 1830 [1]
Species

See text[2]

Montastraea is a genus of stony corals in the Montastraeidae family.[1][2] This genus used to contain many species that are now reclassified into different genera, most notably Orbicella.

Species[edit]

The following species are currently recognized:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Montastraea". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  2. ^ a b c "Montastraea". World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Retrieved 2015-06-14. 

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