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Siderastrea glynni

Budd and Guzmán, 1994

Colonies are spherical, 70-100 millimetres across. Corallites are polygonal, 2.5-3.5 millimetres diameter. Septa and walls are as described for Siderastrea savignyana except that there are 40-48 septa per corallite.

Colour: Light reddish-brown.

Habitat: Rocky substrates.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Siderastrea savignyana

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Budd and Guzmán (1994).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Siderastrea glynni.  Gulf of California.  Colonies are small and nearly spherical.  Juan Mate.

Siderastrea glynni. Gulf of California. Colonies are small and nearly spherical. Juan Mate.

Siderastrea glynni. Skeletal detail.  Geoff Kelly.

Siderastrea glynni. Skeletal detail. Geoff Kelly.

Siderastrea glynni.  Gulf of California.  Showing whole colony.

Siderastrea glynni. Gulf of California. Showing whole colony.

Siderastrea glynni.  Gulf of California.  Showing corallites.

Siderastrea glynni. Gulf of California. Showing corallites.