WoRMS taxon details

Madrepora Linnaeus, 1758

135123  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135123)

accepted
Genus
Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Madrepora arbuscula (Moseley, 1881)
Species Madrepora astroites Forskål, 1775
Species Madrepora carolina (Pourtalès, 1871)
Species Madrepora minutiseptum Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Madrepora porcellana (Moseley, 1881)
Species Madrepora trochiformis Pallas, 1766 †

Species Madrepora confraga Quelch, 1886 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora coronata Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora dichotoma Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora disticha Brook, 1893 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora elegantula Ortmann, 1889 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora elliptica Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora fimbriata Spengler, 1799 accepted as Euphyllia fimbriata (Spengler, 1799) (nomen dubium, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora forskali (Ehrenberg, 1834) (nomen dubium, previous combination)
Species Madrepora fragilis Bassett-Smith, 1890 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora glochiclados Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora glochiclados (Brook, 1893) (nomen dubium, basionym, new combination)
Species Madrepora gonagra Milne Edwards, 1860 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora haimei Milne Edwards, 1860 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora heteroclados Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora heteroclados (Brook, 1893) (nomen dubium, basionym)
Species Madrepora incrustans Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora indica Brook, 1893 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora mexicana Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora minima Quelch, 1886 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora mirabilis Quelch, 1886 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora oligocyathus Brook, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora papillosa Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora parvistella Verrill, 1864 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora pelewensis Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora philippinensis Rehberg, 1892 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora plantaginia Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora pleiades Ellis & Solander, 1786 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora pocillifera Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora pruinosa Brook, 1893 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora rousseaui Milne Edwards, 1860 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora secunda Dana, 1846 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora securis Dana, 1846 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora stigmataria Milne Edwards, 1860 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora teres Verrill, 1866 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora thurstoni Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora thurstoni (Brook, 1893) (nomen dubium, basionym, new combination)
Species Madrepora tuberculosa Milne Edwards, 1860 (nomen dubium)
Species Madrepora tubicinaria Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora tubicinaria (Dana, 1846) (nomen dubium, basionym)
Species Madrepora vastula Quelch, 1886 (nomen dubium)

Subgenus Madrepora (Conocyathus) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Subgenus Madrepora (Distichocyathus) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Subgenus Madrepora (Eumadrepora) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
  » Species Madrepora (Eumadrepora) pocillifera Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Madrepora (Eumadrepora) secunda Dana, 1846 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Madrepora (Eumadrepora) aspera Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
  » Species Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (previous combination)
  » Species Madrepora (Eumadrepora) squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Acropora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (previous combination)
Subgenus Madrepora (Lepidocyathus) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Subgenus Madrepora (Odonthocyathus) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Subgenus Madrepora (Polystachys) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Subgenus Madrepora (Rhabdocyathus) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Subgenus Madrepora (Trachylopora) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Subgenus Madrepora (Tylopora) Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Species Madrepora abdita Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Favites abdita (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora abrotanoides Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora acervata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora acervata (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora acetabulum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva, 1952 (Belongs to Chlorophyta)
Species Madrepora acropora Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Goniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846) (synonym ?)
Species Madrepora aculeus Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora aculeus (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora acuminata Verrill, 1864 accepted as Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora affinis Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora africana Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora alces Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora alcocki Faustino, 1927 accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Madrepora ambigua Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora ampliata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Merulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora anglica Duncan, 1866 † accepted as Acropora anglica (Duncan, 1866) † (basionym)
Species Madrepora angulata Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora angulosa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766)
Species Madrepora annularis Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Orbicella annularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora anthocercis Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora anthophyllum Duchassaing, 1850 accepted as Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) cyathus (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Madrepora anthophyllum Esper, 1791 accepted as Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) cyathus (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Species Madrepora arabica Milne Edwards, 1960 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora arcuata Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora arenosa Esper, 1797 accepted as Porites lutea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (synonym)
Species Madrepora areolata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Manicina areolata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Madrepora armata Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora aspera Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora aspera Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Echinophyllia aspera (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora assimilis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora attenuata Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora austera Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora austera (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora australis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora axillaris Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Cyathelia axillaris (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Madrepora baeodactyla Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora bifaria Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora borneoensis Felix, 1921 † accepted as Acropora borneoensis (Felix, 1921) †
Species Madrepora brachiata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora brachyclades Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora brevicollis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora brooki Bernard, 1900 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora brueggemanii Brook, 1893 accepted as Isopora brueggemanni (Brook, 1893) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cactus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora caespitosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Cladocora caespitosa (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Madrepora calamaria Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora calendula Hermann, 1782 accepted as Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) cyathus (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Madrepora calycularis Pallas, 1766 accepted as Astroides calycularis (Pallas, 1766) (basionym, new combination)
Species Madrepora canaliculata Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora nasuta (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora canalis Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora candelabrum Studer, 1877 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora candida (Moseley, 1881) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Madrepora capillaris Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora capillaris (Klunzinger, 1879) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora carduus Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora carduus (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cavernosa Forskål, 1775 accepted as Dipsastraea favus (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Madrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (basionym)
Species Madrepora cerealis Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cervicornis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora chalcidicum Forskål, 1775 accepted as Cyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora clathrata Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora clavigera Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards, 1860) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora clivosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Pseudodiploria clivosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (basionym)
Species Madrepora coalescens Ortmann, 1889 accepted as Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora cochlea Spengler, 1781 accepted as Heteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora complanata Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora compressa Bassett-Smith, 1890 accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora concinna Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora conferta Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora conglomerata Esper, 1797 accepted as Porites solida (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Madrepora conigera Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora contignatio Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Hydnophora exesa (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Madrepora contigua Esper, 1794 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora convexa Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora cophodactyla Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora cophodactyla (Brook, 1892) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cornuta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora coronata Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893) (synomymy)
Species Madrepora corymbosa Forskål, 1775 accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora corymbosa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (synonym ?)
Species Madrepora crassa Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora crater Pallas, 1766 accepted as Turbinaria crater (Pallas, 1766)
Species Madrepora crateriformis Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Isopora crateriformis (Gardiner, 1898) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cribripora Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora cristata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Madrepora cristata Esper, 1789 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Madrepora crustacea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Podabacia crustacea (Pallas, 1766) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cucculata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Helioseris cucullata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cuneata Dana, 1846 accepted as Isopora cuneata (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora cuspidata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Madrepora cyathus Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora cyclopea Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora cylindrus Ortmann, 1892 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora cymbicyathus Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora cytherea Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora daedalea Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora daedalea Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora danai Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora decipiens Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora deformis Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora delicatula Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora dendrum Bassett-Smith, 1890 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora denticulata Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora dianthus Esper, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora diffusa Verrill, 1864 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora digitifera Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora divaricata Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora diversa Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora duncani Reuss, 1866 † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora durvillei Milne Edwards, 1860 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora echinata Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora echinata Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora efflorescens Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ehrenbergi Milne Edwards, 1960 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora elegans Milne Edwards, 1860 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora elephantotus Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora elseyi Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora erythraea Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ethica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora eurystoma Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora exesa Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora exesa Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, homonym, synonym)
Species Madrepora exigua Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora exilis Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fascicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora fastigiata Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora favus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora fennemai Gerth, 1921 † (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora flabelliformis Milne Edwards, 1860 (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora flabellum Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora florida Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora foliosa Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora formosa Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fragum Esper, 1795 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora frondosa Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fruticosa Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fungites Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora gemmascens Esper, 1794 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora gemmifera Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora glauca Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora globiceps Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora gracilis Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora grandis Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora granulosa Milne Edwards, 1860 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora gravida Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora guppyi Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora gyrosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora hebes Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora herklotsi Reuss, 1866 † (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora hirtella Pallas, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora horrida Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora humilis Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora hyacinthus Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora hystrix Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora implicata Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora inermis Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora intermedia Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora irregularis Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora kauaiensis Vaughan, 1907 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora kenti Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora klunzingeri Quelch, 1886 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora labrosa Dana, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora labyrinthiformis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora lacera Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora lactuca Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora lamellosa Esper, 1795 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora latistella Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora lavandulina Michelin, 1840 † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora leptocyathus Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora limax Houttuyn, 1772 (unaccepted, suppressed)
Species Madrepora limax Esper, 1797 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora listeri Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora longicyathus Milne Edwards, 1860 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora loripes Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora macrostoma Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora manni Quelch, 1886 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora meandrites Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym, original combination)
Species Madrepora microcyathus Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora microphthalma Verrill, 1870 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora monasteriata Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora monile Forsskål, 1775 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora monticulosa Brüggemann, 1879 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora multicaulis Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora murrayensis Vaughan, 1918 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora musicale Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora nana Studer, 1877 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora nasuta Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora natans Houttuyn, 1772 (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora nigra Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora nobilis Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora obscura Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora obtusata Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ocellata Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy, homonymy)
Species Madrepora orbicularis Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ornata Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ornata DeFrance, 1828 † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora pacifica Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora palmata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora parilis Quelch, 1886 (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora patella Studer, 1878 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora patula Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora paxilligera Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pectinata Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora peltata Esper, 1794 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora pentagona Esper, 1795 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora perampla Horn, 1861 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pertusa Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora pharaonis Milne Edwards, 1960 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora phrygia Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora phrygiana Esper, 1798 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora pileus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora pistillaris Esper, 1797 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora plantaginea Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, wrong spelling)
Species Madrepora poculata Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora polymorpha Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora polystoma Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora porites Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora procumbens Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora prolifera Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora prolifera Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora prolixa Verrill, 1866 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora prostrata Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pulchra Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora punctata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora pustulosa Milne Edwards, 1960 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pyramidalis Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora quelchi Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora radians Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora rambleri Bassett-Smith, 1890 (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora ramea Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora rayeneri Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora recumbens Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora repens Rehberg, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora retepora Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora reticulata Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora retusa Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora robusta Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora roemeri Duncan, 1866 † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora rosaria Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora roseus Pallas, 1766 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora rotulosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora rotumana Gardiner, 1898 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora rubra Studer, 1878 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora rudis Rehberg, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora rus Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora samoensis Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora sarmentosa Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora scabrosa Quelch, 1886 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora scandens Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora scherzeriana Brüggemann, 1877 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora secale Studer, 1878 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora selago Studer, 1878 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora serailia Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora seriata (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora sinensis Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora sinuosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora smithi Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synomymy)
Species Madrepora solanderi DeFrance, 1828 † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora solida Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora spathula Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora speciosa Quelch, 1886 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora spectabilis Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora spicifera Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora spinulosa Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora squamosa Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora stellulata Verrill, 1902 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora striata Verrill, 1866 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora subglabra Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora subtilis Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora subulata Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora surculosa Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora symettrica Brook, 1891 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora syringodes Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora talpa Houttuyn, 1772 (unaccepted, suppressed)
Species Madrepora tenella Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora tenuis (Moseley, 1881) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora tenuis Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora tenuispicata Studer, 1880 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora thomassiana Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora tizardi Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora tortuosa Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora trilinguis Boddaert, 1768 (unaccepted, suppressed)
Species Madrepora tumida Verrill, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora turbinata Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora turgida Verrill, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora tylostoma (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora undata Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora valenciennesi Milne Edwards, 1960 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora valida Dana, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora variabilis Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora variolosa Klunzinger, 1879 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora vasiformis Brook, 1893 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora venusta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora verrucosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora violacea Brook, 1892 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora virgata Dana, 1846 (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora virginea Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora vitiae Squires & Keyes, 1967 (unaccepted)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Depth range 50-1950 m  
Depth range 50-1950 m [details]

Description Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; cosmopolitan. Colonial, dendroid, with more or less alternate budding. Pali are...  
Description Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; cosmopolitan. Colonial, dendroid, with more or less alternate budding. Pali are absent, columellae are weakly developed (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent  
Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Madrepora Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135123 on 2018-05-23
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., A. F. Budd, B. Lathuiliere, E. Roniewicz, J. Stolarski, and K. G. Johnson, 2010. Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

additional source Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org/index [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 125: 1-235. [details]   

basis of record  (ofNeohelia Moseley, 1881) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source  (ofNeohelia Moseley, 1881) Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., A. F. Budd, B. Lathuiliere, E. Roniewicz, J. Stolarski, and K. G. Johnson, 2010. Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAmphihelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World., available online at http://hercules.kgs.ku.edu/Hexacoral/Anemone2/ [details]   
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 50-1950 m [details]

Description Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; cosmopolitan. Colonial, dendroid, with more or less alternate budding. Pali are absent, columellae are weakly developed (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]
 



Living coral thickets on Galway Mound, Porcupine Seabight
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A detail of Lophelia pertusa and Madrepora oculata
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Madrepora oculata
 Madrepora oculata
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Madrepora oculata
 Madrepora oculata
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Madrepora oculata, 750 m Roatan, Honduras.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA DeepCAST I Expedition. Identification by P. Etnoyer.
 
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Madrepora oculata, 823 m St. Augustine Pinnacle, South Atlantic Bight.

Photograph courtesy of S. Brooke et al., NOAA-OE, HBOI. Identification by S. Brooke.
 
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