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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora selago (Studer, 1878) 
AphiaID: 207040

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 selago (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora selago Studer, 1878
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora deliculata (Brook, 1891) (synomymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora delicatula Brook, 1891 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora selago Studer, 1878 (original combination, basionym)
Sources  original description Studer, T. (1878). Zweite Abtheilung der Anthozoa Polyactinia, welche während der Reise A. M. S. Corvette Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 525–550. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New Ireland Province [details]
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 [from synonym] [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 (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (32 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 with thin branches. Radial corallites are scale-like, highly structured and do not have a rosette-like appearance. Polyps are frequently extended during the day. Colour: pale cream or brown. Abundance: Seldom common but occurs in a wide variety of environments from exposed upper reef slopes to turbid lagoons (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality New Ireland (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207040
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. (2015). Acropora selago (Studer, 1878). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207040 on 2016-06-26
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