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Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskal 1775). Colonies flat to hemispherical, large in the Red Sea (up to six feet  in diameter). Well separated calices. High, blunt septal teeth. Colors are generally greenish or brown, gray, with lighter oral discs; look spiny.  A younger colony in Fiji.

Lobophyllia flabelliformis Veron 2000. Hemispherical colonies that readily break apart. Very fleshy corallites. Mantle covers all skeletal elements. Fully expanded colonies exhibit papilla that look like small tentacles over septa. Aquarium specimen. 

Lobophyllia serratus Veron 2000. Hemispherical colonies of up to six feet across. Meandering corallites bear 2 or 3 mouths. Septa with tall, sharp teeth (evident on dead polyps). Distinctive flattened, tri-colored appearance to living corallites. Hawai'i (Waikiki) aquarium photo.

Symphyllia erythraea (Klunzinger 1879). Massive hemispherical colonies. Septa in two orders. Well formed columellae. Waikiki Aquarium photo. 
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