Lobophylliidae family

Classification of the Lobophylliidae family is well confused as scientists disagree on whether or not to follow the results of recent DNA analysis. The suggestion is that identification based on coral morphology is not always correct, but it doesn’t make the job of identifying them any easier!!

A non brain-like member of the Lobophylliidae.

So called because some members of the genus resemble oversized brains. Used to be in the now defunct Mussidae family. (7 Galleries)

A couple of solitary lobophylliids.