Millepora dichotoma

Super Group: 
Eukaryota
Phylum: 
Cnidaria
Class: 
Hydrozoa
Order: 
Anthoathecata
Family: 
Milleporidae
Genus: 
Millepora
Species: 
dichotoma
Authority: 
Forsskål, 1775
Synonym(s): 
Millepora cancellata Ehrenberg, 1834
Millepora clavaria Ehrenberg, 1834
Millepora reticularis Milne Edwards, 1860

Diagnosis

Boschma 1948 : Corallum forming plate­like growths which on their growing edges show numerous branches. As a rule these branches have rounded tops. They m ay unite to for m plates full of openings or to form nearly compact plates. Generally the colonies originate as a regular network with equal meshes which in the older parts gradually become filled.  The surface of the corallum is even, the pores as a rule are distinct. 

Observation site(s)

SYMBIONTS

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Gloeodinium viscum Eilat
Symbiodinium- clade A Gulf of Aqaba Elat

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