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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora arbuscula (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207003

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora arbuscula (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonymy)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Sources  original description Dana, J.D. 1846-1849. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Zoophytes 7: 1-740, 61 pls. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [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]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207003
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2014-02-04 21:27:13Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora arbuscula (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207003 on 2014-12-22
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