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Favia laxa (Klunzinger 1879). Hemispherical colonies whose corallites are conical, showing both extra- and intertentacular budding. Paliform lobes look like an internal crown. Fine line of demarcation between costae. Pale to pinkish brown in color. Common in the Red Sea where this picture was made. 
 

Favia maxima Veron and Pichon 1977. Small, massive colonies. Corallites with regular, thick septa. Crown-like paliform lobing between the corallites. Cebu, Philippines image. 



Favites abdita (Ellis and Solander 1876). Colonies massive, rounded or hillocky. Corallites likewise rounded, with thick walls. Septa straight, with exsert teeth. Red Sea image; where it is common. 
 

Favites flexuosa (Dana 1846). Hemispherical or flat colonies. Corallites deep with contrasting colored septa and centers. Septal teeth large, paliform lobes weak. Red Sea image. 
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