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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora secale (Studer, 1878) 
AphiaID: 207080

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 concinna (Brook, 1891) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora diversa (Brook, 1891) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora otteri Crossland, 1952 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora quelchi (Brook, 1893) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora concinna Brook, 1891 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora diversa Brook, 1891 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora quelchi Brook, 1893 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora secale Studer, 1878 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora violacea Brook, 1892 (synonymy)
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 1878: 525–550. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Links 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 (6 nucleotides; 0 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 mostly corymbose. Branches are tapered, up to 25 mm in diameter. Corallites are of mixed sizes, sometimes alternating in vertical rows, and are large and conspicuous. Colour: colonies are colourful, usually mixtures of cream, blue, purple, brown and yellow. Abundance: Common in shallow reef environments especially upper reef slopes and outer reef flats (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Sri Lanka (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207080
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1996-10-25 14:03:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-09-13 13:06:08Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora secale (Studer, 1878). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207080 on 2014-10-25
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