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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) 
AphiaID: 207113

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 exilis (Brook, 1892) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora profusa Nemenzo, 1967 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora elseyi Brook, 1892 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora exilis 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, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlteuthellopsis corallina Humes, 1981 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphuliger aristoides Humes, 1993 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia ablusa Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia breviramea Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia fastigiata Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia tumorisa Misaki, 1978 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia ablusa Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia tumorisa Misaki, 1978 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphuliger latus Kim I.H., 2003 [via synonym] (symbiotic: unspecified type)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyphuliger paucisurculus Kim I.H., 2003 [via synonym] (symbiotic: unspecified type)
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 (8 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 shaped like pine trees, with bottlebrush radiating branches of variable length. Colour: yellow or cream with pale branch tips. Abundance: very common and often dominant on fringing reefs of continental islands where it may form extensive monospecific stands. Also common in lagoons on some lower reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Central Indo-Pacific to Maldives [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207113
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 11:04:28Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-02-04 21:27:13Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207113 on 2014-09-01
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