Polyps are circular and generally dome-shaped, with a flat undersurface. Costae alternate at the polyp margin.
Pale mottled brown, usually with a pale coloured mouth.
Usually soft inter-reef substrates.
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wells (1954), Veron and Pichon (1980), Hoeksema (1989, as Fungia (Cycloseris) vaughani). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Nishihira and Veron (1995).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.