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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilleporidae Fleming, 1828 
AphiaID: 196235

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroidolina (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilleporidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilleporadae Fleming, 1828 (incorrect formation of family name)
Source  original description (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilleporadae Fleming, 1828) Fleming, J. 1828. A History of British Animals, Exhibiting the Descriptive Characters and Systematical Arrangement of the Genera and Species of Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the Indigenous, Extirpated, and Extinct Kinds, together with Periodical and Occasional Visitants. Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh: i-xxiii, 1-565., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18569
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis corniculata Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Crustacea Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis digitata Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis f. ramosa Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis var. cellulosa Verrill, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis var. nodosa Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775
» Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis var. plicata Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora complanata Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora boschmai De Weerdt & Glynn, 1991
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora braziliensis Verrill, 1868
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora complanata Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775
  » Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa var. incrustans Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora foveolata Crossland, 1952
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora intricata Milne Edwards, 1860
  » Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora intricata f. murrayi Quelch, 1884
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora laboreli Amaral, 2008
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora latifolia Boschma, 1948
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora nitida Verrill, 1868
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora nodulosa Nemenzo, 1984
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenera Boschma, 1949
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cellulosa Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum, considered to be unrecognisable)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora crustacea Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum, unrecognisable)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenella Esper, 1795 (taxon inquirendum)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora compressa Linnaeus, 1766 (nomen dubium)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora coriacea Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928 (nomen dubium, synonym)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora agariciformis Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alga Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora aspera Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrina aspera (Linnaeus, 1767)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora byssoides (Lamarck) Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTitanoderma byssoides (Lamarck) Y.M.Chamberlain & Woelkerling, 1988
  » Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora byssoides var. fasciculus Lamarck accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora calcarea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin, 1970
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cancellata Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora candida Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora carthaginiensis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cellulosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReteporella cellulosa (Linnaeus, 1767)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cervicornis Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmittina cervicornis (Pallas, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora clavaria Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora confertissima Quelch, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora murrayi Quelch, 1884
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora crista-galli Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cruzi Nemenzo, 1975 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenera Boschma, 1949
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora damicornis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora decussata J.Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum decussatum (J.Ellis & Solander) Philippi, 1837
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora delicatula Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora digitata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Ehrenbergi Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Esperi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora fasciculata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum fasciculatum (Lamarck) Foslie, 1898
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora faveolata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora fenestrata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora foliacea Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentapora fascialis (Pallas, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora folliata Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora foraminosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReteporella cellulosa (Linnaeus, 1767)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora forskali Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora gonagra Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora gothica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora incrassata Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora insignis Verrill, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora lichenoides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHornera lichenoides (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora lichenoides (J.Ellis) J.Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora liliacea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubulipora liliacea (Pallas, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora mamillosa d'Archiadi, 1867 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxopora solanderi (Defrance, 1826) †
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora miniacea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMiniacina miniacea (Pallas, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora moniliformis Dana, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora muricata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora murrayi Quelch, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora intricata Milne Edwards, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora norvegica Gunnerus, 1768 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylaster norvegicus (Gunnerus, 1768)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin, 1970
  » Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha var. globosa Esper, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion album Heydrich, 1897
» Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha var. ramosa Esper, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion esperi Heydrich, 1897
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora porulosa Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora pumicosa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCellepora pumicosa (Pallas, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora pumila Dana, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora racemus Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie, 1901
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora reticularis Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora reticulum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConopeum reticulum (Linnaeus, 1767)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora rubra Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomotrema rubra (Lamarck, 1816)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora sancta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora complanata Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora schrammi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora skenei Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmiskenea skenei (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora striata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenella Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenera Boschma, 1949
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tortuosa Dana, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenera Boschma, 1949
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tortuosa Esper, 1797 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum (Esper) Foslie, 1900
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora trinitatis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora truncata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyriapora truncata (Pallas, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tuberculata Duchassaing, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tuberculosa Milne Edwards, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tuberosa Boschma, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora verrucosa Milne Edwards, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora violacea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora violacea (Pallas, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora xishaensis Zou, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora intricata Milne Edwards, 1860

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipora de Blainville, 1830: accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipora fasciculata Duchassaing, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipora parasitica Duchassaing, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Feedingtype  carnivore [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony forming massive, calcareous exoskeletons (= coenosteum) of varied shape; coenosteum with an internal complex network of coenosarcal tubes and covered externally by a thin ectodermal layer, coenosteal surface perforated by pores; margins of pores not elevated; large gastropores surrounded by smaller dactylopores, forming indistinct cyclosystems; polyps polymorphic; gastrozooids relatively short and stout, with an oral whorl of four to seven short capitate tentacles, arising from gastropores; dactylozooids long, slender, mouthless, with scattered capitate tentacles, arising from dactylopores; cnidome with stenoteles and macrobasic mastigophores; gonophores arising from coenosarc within chambers embedded entirely in the coenosteum.
Medusa free swimming eumedusoids with exumbrellar nematocyst patches, radial and circular canals present, without tentacles and sense organs; gonads occupying the place of an indistinct manubrium. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Family Milleporidae - Genus Millepora
Family Milleporidae - ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196235
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2005-12-30 14:07:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Milleporidae Fleming, 1828. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196235 on 2014-12-20
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