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The Faviidae Family includes 23 species comprising 2 subfamilies (Faviinae (6 genus), Mussinae (4))
and 10 genus (Mycetophyllia (5 species), Mussismilia (4), Scolymia (3), ...)

Phylum   : Cnidaria
 Class    : Anthozoa 
  Subclass : Hexacorallia 
   Order    : Scleractinia 
    Family   : Faviidae 

Common name : labyrinthine brain coral, grooved brain coral, depressed brain coral

Aspect : spheroid with a grooved surface reminiscent of the shape of a brain

Feeding : small floating animals, nutrients from algae living in symbiosis

Environment : warm, shallow waters of coral reefs

Diploria labyrinthiformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Subfamily Faviinae)

Diploria labyrinthiformis

Total collection for Faviidae : 1 species (1 shell)

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