“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Description: Colonies are attached, encrusting or laminar, unifacial, and may form tiers. A central corallite is sometimes distinguishable; peripheral corallites are exsert and inclined towards the plate margins.
Color: Tan or dark brown. Septo-costae are cream, often with pale margins.
Habitat: Most reef environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.
Similar Species: Lightly calcified Sandalolitha robusta is structurally similar, but is not attached to the substrate.