Platygyra spp. 
 
 
Group:
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic


Species/Common Names:
Platygyra acuta
Platygyra carnosus
Platygyra crosslandi
Platygyra lamellina
Maze Coral
Closed Brain Coral
Worm Coral
Lesser Valley Coral
Hard Brain Coral
Ridge Coral
Platygyra ryukyuensis
Platygyra verweyi
lesser valley coral
Platygyra yaeyamaensis

Facts Summary:
Platygyra is a genus of corals, jellyfish, and sea anemones of concern and found in the following area(s): Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Platygyra acutaNT-IUCN2008Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
2. Platygyra carnosusNT-IUCN2008Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
3. Platygyra crosslandiNT-IUCN2008Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
4. Platygyra lamellinaNT-IUCN2008Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
5. Platygyra ryukyuensisNT-IUCN2008Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
6. Platygyra verweyiNT-IUCN2008Asia, Australia, Oceanic
7. Platygyra yaeyamaensisVU-IUCN2008Asia, Australia, Oceanic

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