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PlayaDelReefer
02/07/2017, 03:35 PM
Just picked this up along with some other frags this past weekend. Any ideas?




http://i755.photobucket.com/albums/xx193/jacktheripper819/2A188F16-A804-4F5D-A9A3-ECAB92281A68.jpg (http://s755.photobucket.com/user/jacktheripper819/media/2A188F16-A804-4F5D-A9A3-ECAB92281A68.jpg.html)


http://i755.photobucket.com/albums/xx193/jacktheripper819/E239264A-B550-4890-B465-84D23FE2C01C.jpg (http://s755.photobucket.com/user/jacktheripper819/media/E239264A-B550-4890-B465-84D23FE2C01C.jpg.html)

Reincarnate
02/07/2017, 05:12 PM
Platygyra?

TangingOut
02/08/2017, 02:56 AM
Platygyra?

Platygyra has a maze like pattern. I'm gonna say favia.

nereefpat
02/08/2017, 08:30 AM
not a maze brain. The corallites almost look like blasto to me, except for the way it has encrusted the plug.

I am going with Favia.

hartin461
02/08/2017, 09:02 AM
^^^^ I`d say Favia too

Reincarnate
02/08/2017, 10:30 AM
I believe a Favia has individual Corallites, while the walls on this coral looked shared.

The links below might help with an identification.

https://reefs.com/2015/09/17/identification-and-evolution-of-closed-brain-corals-part-1/

https://reefs.com/2015/09/18/the-identification-and-evolution-of-closed-brain-corals-part-2/

PlayaDelReefer
02/08/2017, 11:44 AM
I don't think it's a maze brain, it could be a favia but the walls are definitely shared on this piece. I'm leaning towards favites based on the shared walls (favites pentagona). I'll take a look at reincarnate's links. Thanks for everyone's input!