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Favites spinosa

Favites spinosais commonly referred to as Stony corals. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien

Favites spinosa. Seychelle Islands. An encrusting colony. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
1672 
AphiaID:
430662 
Scientific:
Favites spinosa 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Stony Corals 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Favites (Genus) > spinosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Klunzinger, ), 1879 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:27:59 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Favites spinosa
(Klunzinger, 1879)

Characters: Colonies are small, massive and rounded. Corallites are deeply excavated, with angular walls. Septa are straight, widely spaced and are usually in two alternating orders. Paliform lobes are weakly developed. Septa have very prominent teeth, which have ragged margins. Columellae are small and compact.

Colour: Walls are off-white, centres are dark.

Habitat: A wide range of reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Favites flexuosa

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Klunzingers original description/specimens.s original description/specimens.

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Favites spinosa. Seychelle Islands. An encrusting colony. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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