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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora aspera (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207011

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
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora hebes (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora yaeyamaensis Eguchi & Shirai, 1977 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora aspera Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora cribripora Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora hebes Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora manni Quelch, 1886 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Dana, J.D. 1846. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Zoophytes 7: 1-740. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. [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]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia indica Nair, 1983 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia laccadivensis Nair, 1983 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia robusta Nair, 1983 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia indica Nair, 1983 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia laccadivensis Nair, 1983 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (102 nucleotides; 11 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 are subcorymbose with short thick branches. Redial corallites are of two sizes, are crowded and have prominent lower lips giving a scale-like appearance. Colour: commonly pale blue-grey, green or cream; less commonly bright blue. Abundance: Abundant on reef flats and shallow lagoons. Uncommon on exposed upper reef slopes and deep water (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207011
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-01-21 13:40:52Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-09-22 08:21:59Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207011 on 2014-07-26
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