Crust Coral 
 
 

Group:
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Leptastrea aequalisVU-IUCN2008Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Oceanic
2. Leptastrea bewickensisNT-IUCN2008Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
3. Leptastrea bottaeNT-IUCN2008Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
4. Leptastrea inaequalisNT-IUCN2008Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic


Species/Common Names:
Leptastrea aequalis
Leptastrea bewickensis
Leptastrea bottae
Plocoid Crust Coral
Leptastrea inaequalis

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