Description: Colonies are massive, either rounded or hillocky. Corallites have very thick walls and tend to become subplocoid. Paliform lobes may be developed.
Color: Usually uniform pale yellowish- or greenish-brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.
Similar Species: Favites abdita, which has more angular corallites with thinner walls and no paliform lobes.