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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora arcuata (Brook, 1892) 
AphiaID: 207089

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonymy)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cytherea (Dana, 1846)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
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]

source of synonymy Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [details]

Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat rocks (Kalk, 1959). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Listed as synonym of A. cytherea in Sheppard (1987). Fauré (1977) lists A. arcuata and A. cytherea as synonyms of A. hyacinthus[details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207089
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
2013-09-22 08:21:59Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2013-09-22 21:15:13Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora arcuata (Brook, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207089 on 2014-08-23
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