Colonies are massive and usually small. Corallites are plocoid to tubular. Budding is primarily extratentacular. Costae are equal and well developed. Paliform lobes are usually poorly developed. Columellae are small and compact. Tentacles are extended only at night.
Color: Usually brown, cream or green with pale oral discs.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments, especially reef backs protected from strong wave action.
Similar Species: Barabattoia laddi, which has longer corallites and alternating costae.
Astraea ananas Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
Barabattoia amicorum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Barabattoia goroensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941
Barabattoia mirabilis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941
Barabattoia modesta Nemenzo, 1971
Favia amicorum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Parastrea amicorum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849