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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
AphiaID: 207101

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 editorHeteropora corymbosa (Lamarck, 1816) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropora microclados Ehrenberg, 1834 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora assimilis Brook, 1892 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Ehrenberg, C. G. 1834. Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin 1: 225-380., available online at http://bibliothek.bbaw.de/bibliothek-digital/digitalequellen/schriften/anzeige?band=07-abh/1832-1&seite:int=00000243 [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-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 (2 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 corymbose plates with branches up to 10 mm thick which are tapering, evenly spaced and curving upward to a uniform height. Colour: always a distinctive pale pinky brown. Pale-grey tentacles are often extended during the day. Abundance: uncommon except on some upper reef slopes. Colonies are up to approximately 1 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207101
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-07 07:51:36Z  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 microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207101 on 2014-08-27
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