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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora turgescens Bernard, 1897 
AphiaID: 207142

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 editorMontipora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora Blainville, 1830
Sources  original description Bernard H (1897). The genus Montipora, The genus Anacropora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 3: 1-192, pls. 1-33. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpore coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [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 (13 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 massive, flat, hemispherical or columnar with the surface raised into mounds. Corralites are immersed. The reticulum is smooth. Colour: Brown, cream or purple. Distribution: from the Western Indian Ocean east to the Ellice Islands and Samoa (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207142
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-22 10:53:32Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-03-18 08:04:27Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Montipora turgescens Bernard, 1897. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207142 on 2014-04-23
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