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Cycloseris colini

Veron, 2000

Polyps are circular and flat, with a small central dome and upturned margins. Septa are in two or three irregular orders at the central dome and form three indistinct orders at the margins. There is a slight lobe at the commencement of septa. Septal serrations are fine. Costae are very fine and indistinct.

Colour: Brown.

Habitat: Lower reef slopes.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Cycloseris vaughani , Fungia concinna

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

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Cycloseris colini.  Palau.  Polyps are thin and flat.  Pat Colin.

Cycloseris colini.Palau.Polyps are thin and flat.Pat Colin.

Cycloseris colini.  Papua New Guinea.  Showing upper surface.

Cycloseris colini.Papua New Guinea.Showing upper surface.

Cycloseris colini.  Indonesia.  Showing upper surface.

Cycloseris colini.Indonesia.Showing upper surface.

Cycloseris colini.  Indonesia.  Showing upper surface.

Cycloseris colini.Indonesia.Showing upper surface.

Cycloseris colini.  Palau.  Showing lower surface.

Cycloseris colini.Palau.Showing lower surface.

Cycloseris colini.  Indonesia.  Showing septa.

Cycloseris colini.Indonesia.Showing septa.