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Coscinaraea mcneilli

Wells, 1962

Colonies are flat plates with corallites aligned in shallow depressions parallel to the colony margin. Septo-costae neatly alternate and are perpendicular to the colony margin.

Colour: Dark grey, brown or green.

Habitat: Rocky foreshores.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Coscinaraea marshae

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wells (1962), Veron and Pichon (1980). Additional identification guide: Veron (1986).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Coscinaraea mcneilli.  Southern Australia.  Part of a plate-like colony.  Nigel Holmes.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.Southern Australia.Part of a plate-like colony.Nigel Holmes.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.  Solitary Islands, south-eastern Australia.  A large plate-like colony.  Ed Lovell.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.Solitary Islands, south-eastern Australia.A large plate-like colony.Ed Lovell.

Coscinaraea mcneilli. Skeletal detail.  Geoff Kelly.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.Skeletal detail.Geoff Kelly.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.  Byron Bay, south-eastern Australia.  Showing corallites.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.Byron Bay, south-eastern Australia.Showing corallites.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.  South Australia.  Showing corallites.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.South Australia.Showing corallites.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.  Byron Bay, south-eastern Australia.  Showing colony shape.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.Byron Bay, south-eastern Australia.Showing colony shape.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.  Byron Bay, south-eastern Australia.  Showing plate surface.

Coscinaraea mcneilli.Byron Bay, south-eastern Australia.Showing plate surface.