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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207016

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 cymbicyathus (Brook, 1893) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora tizardi (Brook, 1892) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora cerealis Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora cymbicyathus Brook, 1893 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora hystrix Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora tizardi Brook, 1892 (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., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchedomolgus tenuatus Humes, 1990 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphuliger tenuatus (Humes, 1990) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (27 nucleotides; 6 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 caespitose or corymbose, composed of highly anastomosed branches which are thin, with most of their width occupied by corallites. Colour: mostly pale brown, cream or white, with purple, pink, blue or cream branch tips. Abundance: abundant on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Sulu Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207016
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-01-31 17:25:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-09-10 11:26:21Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207016 on 2014-07-31
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