Kingdom: Animalia >> Phylum: Cnidaria >> Class: Anthozoa >> Order: Scleractinia >> Family: Acroporidae
- Thin unifacial laminae
- Forms tiers and whorls
Colour: Cream, brown or pink, with pale edges
- Arranged in rows between coenosteum ridges (skeleton between corallites)
Similar species: Montipora aequituberculata lacks coenosteum ridges, M. delicatula has thinner plates and less regular coenosteum ridges.
Habitat: Protected upper reef slope.