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Favites paraflexuosa

Veron, 2000

Colonies are hemispherical or flat. Corallites are angular and deep. Septa are even, with fine teeth. Paliform lobes are weakly developed.

Colour: Brown with pale oral discs.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Favites flexuosa , Favites vasta

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Favites paraflexuosa.  Ningaloo Reefs, western Australia.  A hemispherical colony.  Clay Bryce.

Favites paraflexuosa.Ningaloo Reefs, western Australia.A hemispherical colony.Clay Bryce.

Favites paraflexuosa.  Seychelle Islands.  Surface of a large colony showing typically angular corallites.  Charlie Veron.

Favites paraflexuosa.Seychelle Islands.Surface of a large colony showing typically angular corallites.Charlie Veron.

Favites paraflexuosa.  Philippines.  Corallite detail.  Charlie Veron.

Favites paraflexuosa.Philippines.Corallite detail.Charlie Veron.

Favites paraflexuosa.  Houtman Abrolhos Islands, south-western Australia.  Showing corallites.

Favites paraflexuosa.Houtman Abrolhos Islands, south-western Australia.Showing corallites.

Favites paraflexuosa.  South-western Australia.  Showing colony surface.

Favites paraflexuosa.South-western Australia.Showing colony surface.

Favites paraflexuosa.  Houtman Abrolhos Islands, south-western Australia.  Showing corallites.

Favites paraflexuosa.Houtman Abrolhos Islands, south-western Australia.Showing corallites.

Favites paraflexuosa.  Houtman Abrolhos Islands, south-western Australia.  Showing corallites.

Favites paraflexuosa.Houtman Abrolhos Islands, south-western Australia.Showing corallites.