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- Mar 27, 2022
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I visited the Scranton aquarium for the first time today and fell in love with these corals. Can someone please ID them?
Chalices are corals of genera formerly from the family Pectiniidae (now split up into Lobophylliidae and Merulinidae). This family used to comprise of the genera Echinophyllia, Oxypora, Echinomorpha, Paraechinophyllia, Echinopora, Mycedium, Pectinia, and Physophyllia (Pectinia and Physophyllia are generally not regarded as chalices).Never heard a chalice called oxypora? I didn't think there was any "pora" in LPS?