Galvagni Figures & Reid Figures for Octahexes

An octahex is a figure made of eight regular hexagons joined edge to edge. A Galvagni figure is a figure that can be tiled by a polyform in more than one way—a kind of self-compatibility figure. A Reid figure is a Galvagni figure without holes.

Here are known minimal Galvagni figures for octahexes. For heptahexes, see Galvagni & Reid Figures for Heptahexes. For hexahexes, see Galvagni & Reid Figures for Hexahexes.

Galvagni Figures

2 Tiles

3 Tiles

4 Tiles

6 Tiles

More Tiles


Hypersymmetric Variants


Reid Figures


Last revised 2010-10-09.

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