Stony corals

Family Pocilloporidae
This family regroups Rasp corals and their relatives.

Family Euphyllidae
This family regroups Anchor corals and their relatives.

Catalaphyllia jardinei – Elegance coral
Euphyllia glabrescens – Torch coral
Fimbriaphyllia ancora – Anchor coral
Fimbriaphyllia divisa – Frogspawn coral
Nemenzophyllia turbida – Fox coral
Plerogyra sinuosa – Green bubble coral

Family Oculinidae
This family regroups Crystal corals and their relatives.

Family Meandrinidae
This family regroups all Meandrinid corals.

Eusmilia fastigiata – Smooth flower coral

Family Acroporidae
This family regroups Staghorn corals, Plate corals and their relatives.

Acropora efflorescens – Plate coral
Acropora grandis – Giant staghorn coral
Acropora muricata – Staghorn coral
Acropora valenciennesi – Giant table coral
Acropora valida – Staghorn coral
Montipora confusa – Finger coral

Family Siderastreidae
This family regroups Starlet corals and their relatives.

Family Agariciidae
This family regroups Lettuce corals and their relatives.

Agaricia lamarcki – Lamarck’s sheet coral
Pavona maldivensis – Sunburst leaf coral

Family Fungiidae
This family regroups Mushroom corals and their relatives.

Heliofungia actiniformis – Anemone coral

Family Pectiniidae
This family regroups Elephant-ear corals and their relatives.

Family Merulinidae
This family regroups Cabbage corals and their relatives.

Caulastraea echinulata – Candy cane coral
Caulastraea furcata – Finger coral
Caulastraea tumida – Tumida finger coral
Echinopora forskaliana – Forskal’s chalice coral
Echinopora lamellosa – Blue chalice coral
Echinopora pacificus – Hedgehog coral
Merulina ampliata – Crispy crust coral
Mycedium elephantotus – Chinese lettuce coral
Trachyphyllia geoffroyi – Open brain coral

Family Dendrophylliidae
This family regroups Sun corals, Chalice corals and their relatives.

Dendrophyllia cornigera – Yellow branching coral
Dendrophyllia ramea – True coral
Duncanopsammia axifuga – Duncan coral
Tubastraea coccinea – Orange sun coral
Tubastraea diaphana – Black sun coral
Tubastraea micranthus – Green tube coral
Tubastraea sp. “fathead dendro” – Bighead sun coral

Family Lobophylliidae
This family regroups Brain corals and their relatives.

Acanthastrea echinata – Starry cup coral
Acanthastrea rotundoflora – Encrusting starry cup coral
Cynarina lacrymalis – Flat cup coral
Echinophyllia aspera -Chalice coral
Echinophyllia echinoporides – Red stone coral
Echinophyllia patula – Chalice lime coral
Homophyllia bowerbanki – Bowerbank’s starry cup coral
Lobophyllia agaricia – Sinuous cup coral
Lobophyllia flabelliformis – Large brain root coral
Lobophyllia hemprichii – Large brain root coral
Lobophyllia ishigakiensis – Ishigaki starry cup coral
Lobophyllia radians – Radial brain coral
Lobophyllia robusta – Lobed cactus coral
Lobophyllia rowleyensis – Rowley’s brain coral
Micromussa lordhowensis – Lord Howe’s starry cup coral
Sclerophyllia maxima – Maxima cup coral

Family Mussidae
This family regroups Brain corals and their relatives.

Blastomussa merleti – Small polyp blastomussa coral
Blastomussa wellsi – Big polyp blastomussa coral

Family Faviidae
This family regroups Pinapple corals, Moon corals and their relatives.

Dipsastraea favus – Head coral
Dipsastraea lizardensis – Lizard’s head coral
Dipsastraea maritima – Maritima head coral
Dipsastraea speciosa – Moon coral
Dipsastraea veroni – Veron’s knob coral
Goniastrea australensis – Lesser star coral
Goniastrea palauensis – Palau lesser star coral
Platygyra daedalea – Lesser valley coral
Platygyra pini – Pini brain coral

Family Trachyphylliidae
This monotypic family has been created for the Open brain coral.

Family Poritidae
This family regroups Boulder corals and their relatives.

Alveopora spongiosa – Spongiose net coral
Goniopora stokesi – Green flowerpot coral

Family Helioporidae
This monotypic family has been created for the Blue coral. It belongs in its own separate order.

Family Milleporidae
This family regroups Fire corals and their relatives. They belong in a different order.