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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 207007

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 muricata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora arbuscula (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora copiosa Nemenzo, 1967 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora formosa (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora gracilis (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora laevis Crossland, 1952 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora varia Nemenzo, 1967 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata Linnaeus, 1758 (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora brachiata Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora formosa Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora gracilis Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (old combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora stellulata Verrill, 1902 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora virgata Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora muricata Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination, basionym)
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora muricata cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora muricata prolifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816)
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropontius laccadivensis Nair & Pillai, 1984 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcphysarion lobophorum (Humes & Ho, 1968) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphuliger tenuatus (Humes, 1990) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia basilica Humes, 1985 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia bullifera Humes, 1985 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia bullifera Humes, 1985 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (29 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (118 nucleotides; 18 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Linnaeus as author in Kalk (1958). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207007
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2013-09-02 08:00:17Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207007 on 2014-11-24
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