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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
AphiaID: 207023

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 convexa (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora librata Nemenzo, 1967 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora prostrata (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora singularis Nemenzo, 1967 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropora millepora Ehrenberg, 1834 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora convexa Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora prostrata Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora rubra Studer, 1878 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora squamosa Brook, 1892 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Ehrenberg, C.G. 1834, Beitrage zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im Allgemeinen und besunders des Rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin 1832: 225-380. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia anomala Humes & Ho, 1968 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia sabiuraensis Misaki, 1978 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphuliger longicaudatus Kim I.H., 2003 [via synonym] (symbiotic: unspecified type)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (116785 nucleotides; 165 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 corymbose to tubular, with short branches. Redial corallites are all the same size and have prominent lower lips giving a scale-like appearance. Colour: commonly green with orange tips; also bright salmon-pink, bright orange, or pale green, blue or pink. Abundance: Common. Restricted to shallow water, usually reef flats, but also lagoons and upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: "Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207023
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
2013-09-22 08:21:59Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207023 on 2014-07-26
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