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Cantharellus jebbi

Hoeksema, 1993

Solitary or colonial. Solitary polyps are small (up to 70 mm diameter) and tightly encrust the substrate. Colonies are uncommon but are relatively conspicuous, up to 0.2 metres across. Septa are thick and wavy.

Colour: Light brown.

Habitat: Protected reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Lithophyllon mokai

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Hoeksema (1993a).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Cantharellus jebbi.  Papua New Guinea.  Small encrusting polyp.  Jim Maragos.

Cantharellus jebbi. Papua New Guinea. Small encrusting polyp. Jim Maragos.

Cantharellus jebbi.  Papua New Guinea.  Small encrusting polyp.  Neville Coleman.

Cantharellus jebbi. Papua New Guinea. Small encrusting polyp. Neville Coleman.

Cantharellus jebbi.  Papua New Guinea.  The usual appearance of a small colony.  Charlie Veron.

Cantharellus jebbi. Papua New Guinea. The usual appearance of a small colony. Charlie Veron.

Cantharellus jebbi.  Palau.  An unusually extensive colony.  Gustav Paulay.

Cantharellus jebbi. Palau. An unusually extensive colony. Gustav Paulay.

Cantharellus jebbi.  Philippines.  Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus jebbi. Philippines. Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus jebbi.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus jebbi. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus jebbi.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus jebbi. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus jebbi.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Showing surface detail.

Cantharellus jebbi. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Showing surface detail.