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The Fungiidae Family includes 54 species comprising 16 genus (Cycloseris (13 species), Pleuractis (7), Lithophyllon (6), ...)

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

Common name : mushroom coral

Aspect : circular, flat and thick or strongly arched, up to 30 cm in diameter. The upper side has septal teeth in the form of radial blades. The underside has small spikes between the radial ridges. Generally brown color. Able to move and right itself if returned

Feeding : jellyfish, plankton, small animals

Environment : coral reefs, warm waters from 1 to 30m deep

Lithophyllon repanda (Dana, 1846)

Lithophyllon repanda

Total collection for Fungiidae : 1 species (5 shells in total)

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