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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) 
AphiaID: 207020

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 acuminata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora acuminata Verrill, 1864 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora diffusa Verrill, 1864 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora nigra Brook, 1892 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. 1864. List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96183#page/37/mode/1up [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Gilbert Islands [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (26 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (8 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 caespito-corymbose, forming corymbose tables. Horizontal branches are anastomosed. Branches curve up towards the ends which taper to a point. Skeletons have a permanent dark colour. Colour: Usually bright or pale blue or brown. Abundance: uncommon. Found in turbid or clear water on upper or lower reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Gilbert Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207020
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-06-02 12:05:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-09-16 10:09:24Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207020 on 2014-11-28
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