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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora latistella (Brook, 1892) 
AphiaID: 207039

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 imperfecta Nemenzo, 1971 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora loricata Nemenzo, 1967 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora patula (Brook, 1892) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora latistella Brook, 1892 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora patula Brook, 1892 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Brook G (1892) Preliminary descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Part II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 451-465. [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]
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 editorLipochrus acroporinus Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchedomolgus idanus Humes, 1993 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia pectinea Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia sabiuraensis Misaki, 1978 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia trituberata Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 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; 2 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, corymbose plates or caespitose. Branches are 5-9 mm thick, straight or uniformly curved. Radial corallites are usually in rows and are appressed with rounded calices. Colour: uniform pale cream, grey or brown, sometimes green or purple. Branch ends are sometimes yellow. Abundance: Common, occurs in a wide range of environments, but can be difficult to recognise except when it forms corymbose plates (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207039
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 21:15:13Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207039 on 2014-07-26
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