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 accepted as Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) cyathus (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora cyclopea Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora cylindrus Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Isopora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora cymbicyathus Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora cytherea Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora daedalea Forskål, 1775 accepted as Alveopora daedalea (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora daedalea Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Platygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Pocillopora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora danai Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860 accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora decipiens Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora deformis Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora delicatula Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora selago (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora dendrum Bassett-Smith, 1890 accepted as Acropora dendrum (Bassett-Smith, 1890) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora denticulata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Dipsastraea favus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora dianthus Esper, 1794 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora diffusa Verrill, 1864 accepted as Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora digitifera Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora divaricata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora divaricata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora diversa Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora duncani Reuss, 1866 † accepted as Acropora duncani (Reuss, 1866) † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora durvillei Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Acropora echinata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora echinata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora echinata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora echinata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Ctenactis echinata (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora efflorescens Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ehrenbergi Milne Edwards, 1960 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora elegans Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Acropora elegans (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora elephantotus Pallas, 1766 accepted as Mycedium elephantotus (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora elseyi Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora erythraea Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ethica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Acropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora eurystoma Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora eurystoma (Klunzinger, 1879) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora exesa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Hydnophora exesa (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora exesa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Hydnophora microconos (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, homonym, synonym)
Species Madrepora exigua Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora exigua (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora exilis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fascicularis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora fastigiata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Eusmilia fastigiata (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora favus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Dipsastraea favus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora fennemai Gerth, 1921 † accepted as Acropora fennemai (Gerth, 1921) † (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora flabelliformis Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora flabellum Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora florida Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora foliosa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Montipora foliosa (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora formosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fragum Esper, 1795 accepted as Favia fragum (Esper, 1795) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora frondosa Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora subulata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fruticosa Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora fungites Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Fungia fungites (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 accepted as Madrepora oculata f. galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora gemmascens Esper, 1794 accepted as Stylaster gemmascens (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora gemmifera Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora glauca Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora globiceps Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora globiceps (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora gracilis Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora grandis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora grandis (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora granulosa Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora gravida Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora guppyi Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora gyrosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Colpophyllia natans (Houttuyn, 1772) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora hebes Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora herklotsi Reuss, 1866 † accepted as Acropora herklotsi (Reuss, 1866) † (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora hirtella Pallas, 1776 accepted as Sclerhelia hirtella (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora horrida Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora humilis Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora hyacinthus Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora hystrix Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora implicata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora tortuosa (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora inermis Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora intermedia Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora intermedia (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora irregularis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora kauaiensis Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora kenti Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora klunzingeri Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora variolosa (Klunzinger, 1879) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora labrosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Isopora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora labyrinthiformis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Diploria labyrinthiformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora lacera Pallas, 1766 accepted as Scolymia lacera (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora lactuca Pallas, 1766 accepted as Pectinia lactuca (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora lamellosa Esper, 1795 accepted as Echinopora lamellosa (Esper, 1795) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora latistella Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora lavandulina Michelin, 1840 † accepted as Acropora lavandulina (Michelin, 1840) † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora leptocyathus Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora limax Houttuyn, 1772 accepted as Polyphyllia talpina (Lamarck, 1801) (unaccepted, suppressed)
Species Madrepora limax Esper, 1797 accepted as Herpolitha limax (Esper, 1797) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora listeri Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora listeri (Brook, 1893) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora longicyathus Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Acropora longicyathus (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora loripes Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora macrostoma Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora manni Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora meandrites Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Meandrina meandrites (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym, original combination)
Species Madrepora microcyathus Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora microphthalma Verrill, 1870 accepted as Acropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1870) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora monasteriata Forskål, 1775 accepted as Montipora monasteriata (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora monile Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Coscinaraea monile (Forsskål, 1775) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora monticulosa Brüggemann, 1879 accepted as Acropora monticulosa (Brüggemann, 1879) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora multicaulis Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora valenciennesi (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora murrayensis Vaughan, 1918 accepted as Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora musicale Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Galaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora nana Studer, 1877 accepted as Acropora nana (Studer, 1877) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora nasuta Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora nasuta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora natans Houttuyn, 1772 accepted as Colpophyllia natans (Houttuyn, 1772) (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora nigra Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora nobilis Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora obscura Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora obtusata Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora variolosa (Klunzinger, 1879) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ocellata Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy, homonymy)
Species Madrepora orbicularis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ornata Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora ornata DeFrance, 1828 † accepted as Acropora ornata (DeFrance, 1828) † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora pacifica Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora palmata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora parilis Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora patella Studer, 1878 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora patula Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora paxilligera Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pectinata Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora peltata Esper, 1794 accepted as Turbinaria peltata (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora pentagona Esper, 1795 accepted as Favites pentagona (Esper, 1795) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora perampla Horn, 1861 accepted as Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pertusa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora pharaonis Milne Edwards, 1960 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora phrygia Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Leptoria phrygia (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora phrygiana Esper, 1798 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora pileus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Halomitra pileus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora pistillaris Esper, 1797 accepted as Stylophora pistillata Esper, 1797 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora plantaginea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Acropora plantaginea (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, wrong spelling)
Species Madrepora poculata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Astrangia poculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora polymorpha Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora polystoma Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora polystoma (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora porites Pallas, 1766 accepted as Porites porites (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora procumbens Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora echinata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora prolifera Pallas, 1766 accepted as Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora prolifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Acropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora prolixa Verrill, 1866 accepted as Acropora carduus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora prostrata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pulchra Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora punctata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Stylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora pustulosa Milne Edwards, 1960 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora pyramidalis Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora quelchi Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora radians Pallas, 1766 accepted as Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora rambleri Bassett-Smith, 1890 accepted as Acropora speciosa (Quelch, 1886) (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora ramea Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Dendrophyllia ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora rayeneri Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora speciosa (Quelch, 1886) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora recumbens Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora repens Rehberg, 1892 accepted as Acropora intermedia (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora retepora Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Alveopora retepora (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora reticulata Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora retusa Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora retusa (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora robusta Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora roemeri Duncan, 1866 † accepted as Acropora roemeri (Duncan, 1866) † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora rosaria Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora roseus Pallas, 1766 accepted as Stylaster roseus (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Madrepora rotulosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Astrea rotulosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora rotumana Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora rubra Studer, 1878 accepted as Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora rudis Rehberg, 1892 accepted as Acropora rudis (Rehberg, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora rus Forskål, 1775 accepted as Porites rus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora samoensis Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora samoensis (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora sarmentosa Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora sarmentosa (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora scabrosa Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora divaricata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora scandens Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora scherzeriana Brüggemann, 1877 accepted as Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora secale Studer, 1878 accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora selago Studer, 1878 accepted as Acropora selago (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora serailia Forskål, 1775 accepted as Cyphastrea serailia (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora seriata (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Acropora seriata (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora sinensis Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora sinuosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Isophyllia sinuosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora smithi Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synomymy)
Species Madrepora solanderi DeFrance, 1828 † accepted as Acropora solanderi (Defrance, 1828) † (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora solida Forskål, 1775 accepted as Porites solida (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora spathula Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora spathulata (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora speciosa Quelch, 1886 accepted as Acropora speciosa (Quelch, 1886) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora spectabilis Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora spicifera Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora spicifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora spinulosa Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora squamosa Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Acropora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted, previous combination)
Species Madrepora stellulata Verrill, 1902 accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora striata Verrill, 1866 accepted as Acropora striata (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora subglabra Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora subglabra (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora subtilis Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora subulata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora subulata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora surculosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora symettrica Brook, 1891 accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora syringodes Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora longicyathus (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora talpa Houttuyn, 1772 accepted as Herpolitha limax (Esper, 1797) (unaccepted, suppressed)
Species Madrepora tenella Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora tenella (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora tenuis (Moseley, 1881) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora tenuis Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora tenuispicata Studer, 1880 accepted as Acropora divaricata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora thomassiana Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora tizardi Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora tortuosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora tortuosa (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora trilinguis Boddaert, 1768 accepted as Herpolitha limax (Esper, 1797) (unaccepted, suppressed)
Species Madrepora tumida Verrill, 1866 accepted as Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonym ?)
Species Madrepora turbinata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora turgida Verrill, 1866 accepted as Isopora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Madrepora tylostoma (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora undata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Agaricia undata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted, new combination)
Species Madrepora valenciennesi Milne Edwards, 1960 accepted as Acropora valenciennesi (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora valida Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora variabilis Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora variolosa Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Acropora variolosa (Klunzinger, 1879) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora vasiformis Brook, 1893 accepted as Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora venusta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora verrucosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Pocillopora verrucosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted, original combination, basionym)
Species Madrepora violacea Brook, 1892 accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora virgata Dana, 1846 accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonymy)
Species Madrepora virginea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Oculina diffusa Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Madrepora vitiae Squires & Keyes, 1967 accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (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 2018-05-27
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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
 Living coral thicke...
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A detail of Lophelia pertusa and Madrepora oculata
 A detail of Lopheli...
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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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