WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758

205902  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205902)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
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
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora foveolata Crossland, 1952
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora intricata Milne Edwards, 1860
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, the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora informis Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium, the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora lineata Linnaeus, 1758 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora agariciformis Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alga Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
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 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum byssoides (Lamarck) Foslie, 1900 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
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 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cancellata Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora candida Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora carthaginiensis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cellulosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReteporella cellulosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cervicornis Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmittina cervicornis (Pallas, 1766) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora clavaria Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora confertissima Quelch, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora murrayi Quelch, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora intricata Milne Edwards, 1860 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora crista-galli Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid junior homonym of Millepora crista-galli Morren, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora cruzi Nemenzo, 1975 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenera Boschma, 1949 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora damicornis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination, basionym)
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 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora delicatula Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora digitata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Ehrenbergi Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Esperi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora fasciculata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum fasciculatum (Lamarck) Foslie, 1898 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora faveolata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora fenestrata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora foliacea Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentapora fascialis (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora folliata Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora foraminosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReteporella cellulosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora forskali Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora gonagra Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora gothica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora incrassata Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora insignis Verrill, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora lichenoides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHornera lichenoides (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
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 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora liliacea Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubulipora liliacea (Pallas, 1766) (basionym)
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 (synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora moniliformis Rafinesque, 1820)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora muricata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora murrayi Quelch, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora intricata Milne Edwards, 1860 (possible synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora nodosa Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
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 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora porulosa Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834 (possible synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora pumicosa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCellepora pumicosa (Pallas, 1766) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora pumila Dana, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora pumila Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora racemus Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie, 1901 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora reticularis Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora reticulum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConopeum reticulum (Linnaeus, 1767) (basionym)
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 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora schrammi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora skenei Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmiskenea skenei (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora striata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenella Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenera Boschma, 1949 (name preoccupied by Millepora tenella Esper, 1795)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tortuosa Dana, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tenera Boschma, 1949 (invalid junior homonym of Millepora tortuosa Esper, 1797 )
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tortuosa Esper, 1797 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum tortuosum (Esper) Foslie, 1900 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora trinitatis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
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 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tuberculosa Milne Edwards, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora tuberosa Boschma, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora verrucosa Milne Edwards, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora platyphylla Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
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 (synonym)
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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
page(s): 790 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:112046  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:112046 [details]
Schuchert, P.; Hoeksema, B. (2017). Millepora Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205902 on 2017-12-18

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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
page(s): 790 [details]   

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

additional source Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 73 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Razak, T.B. & B.W. Hoeksema, 2003. The hydrocoral genus Millepora (Hydrozoa: Capitata: Milleporidae) in Indonesia. Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden 345: 313-336.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipora de Blainville, 1830) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 73 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony forming massive, calcareous exoskeleton (= 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 protruding from surface of coenosteum; large gastropores surrounded by smaller dactylopores, forming indistinct cyclosystems; no gastrostyles and dactylostyles; polyps polymorphic; gastrozooids relatively short and stout, with an oral whorl of 4 to 7 short capitate tentacles, arising from gastropores; dactylozooids long, slender, mouthless, with scattered capitate tentacles, arising from dactylopores; cnidome with macrobasic mastigophores; gonophores arising from coenosarc within ampullae embedded in the coenosteum.
Gonophore are free swimming eumedusoids with exumbrellar cnidocyst patches, narrow velum, radial and circular canals, ‘gonads’ occupying the place of an indistinct manubrium and without tentacles and sense organs.
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:112046 [details]
 



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Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbrandkoraal  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorfire corals  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFeuerkorallen  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアナサンゴモドキ  [details]
Millepora alcicornis, source Wikipedia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Millepora alcicorni...
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