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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952 
AphiaID: 206994

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 editorAcroporidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Sources  original description Crossland, C., 1952. Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Sci. Rep. Gt Barrier Reef Exped. 6 3: 85-257. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies have a wide variety of growth forms ranging from bottlebrush to corymbose. They are always very sturdy, with thick tapering branches. Radial corallites are irregular and have a wide range of shapes and sizes but are characteristically thick-walled with rounded margins. Colour: uniform grey, creamy brown or purple. Abundance: Restricted to shallow upper reef slopes exposed to strong wave action or currents (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206994
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-06-02 12:05:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-09-13 13:06:08Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206994 on 2014-10-21
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