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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora brevicornis Lamarck, 1816 
AphiaID: 206951

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 editorPocilloporidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora brevicornis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora Lamarck, 1816
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora brevicornis Lamarck, 1816
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora brevicornis setchelli Hoffmeister, 1925 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora setchelli Hoffmeister, 1925 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]

source of synonymy Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora brevicornis setchelli Hoffmeister, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora brevicornis Lamarck, 1816
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206951
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2014-03-29 20:29:36Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2015). Pocillopora brevicornis. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206951 on 2016-07-29
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