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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 135209

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOculinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphihelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphihelia moresbyi Alcock, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathohelia formosa Alcock, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia investigatoris Alcock, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia tenuis Moseley, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora alcocki Faustino, 1927
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora candida (Moseley, 1881)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora kauaiensis Vaughan, 1907
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora tenuis (Moseley, 1881)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora venusta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora vitiae Squires & Keyes, 1967
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., and Zibrowius, H., 1997. Cnidaria Anthozoa: Azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the Philippine and Indonesian regions. Mem. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. 172: 27-243, including 29 pls. (=MUSORSTOM Rep. 16).  [details]

redescription Zibrowius, H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco, 11. Musée océanographique de Monaco: Monaco. 3 volumes, including bibliography and taxonomic index pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1982. Antarctic and Subantarctic Scleractinia. Antarctic Research Series 34: 1-74. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1979. The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. Stud. Fauna Curacao, 57 (180): 341 pp. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1994. Scleractinia of the Temperate North Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 557:150 pp., 42 plates, 3 figs.  [details]

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 Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora oculata f. alpha Cairns, 1991
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora oculata f. beta Cairns, 1991
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora oculata f. galapagensis Vaughan, 1906
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora oculata f. gamma Cairns, 1991
Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Pacific Ocean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (60 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (16 nucleotides; 28 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 55-1950 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat shelf to slope [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135209
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
2010-08-08 07:18:22Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S.; Hoeksema, B. (2014). Madrepora oculata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135209 on 2014-07-14
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