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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora pulchra (Brook, 1891) 
AphiaID: 207015

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 pulchra (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora pulchra Brook, 1891 (original combination, basionym)
Sources  original description Brook G (1891) Descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 458-471. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Cocos Islands [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (82 nucleotides; 5 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 arborescent to caespito-corymbose. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, are widely spaced and small, with projecting lower lips. Colour: pale to dark brown or blue, often with pale-blue tips. Abundance: uncommon, restricted to shallow back-reef margins where it occurs with A. aspera (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207015
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-01-31 16:37:49Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-09-22 08:21:59Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207015 on 2014-11-27
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