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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora foliosa (Pallas, 1766) 
AphiaID: 207182

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
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgaricia lima Lamarck, 1816 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora foliosa Pallas, 1766 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManopora lima (Lamarck, 1816) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora bifrontalis Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora circinata Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora exesa Verrill, 1869 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora lichenoides Verrill, 1869 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora lima (Pallas, 1766) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora minuta Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora prolifera Brüggemann, 1879 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora pulcherrima Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora rus (Forskål, 1775) (misidentification by Bernard (1897))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora scutata Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora sulcata Crossland, 1952 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora tubifera Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora undans Crossland, 1952 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora variabilis Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Pallas, P. A. 1766. Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarium succinctas descriptiones cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29190#page/12/mode/1up [details] [full text]

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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
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryte bellatula Humes, 1991 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHetairosyna terpna Humes, 1991 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontomolgus forhani Humes, 1978 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 3 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 encrusting with broad laminar margins sometimes forming tiers or whorls. Corallites are arranged in rows between reticulum ridges which are conspicuous and usually perpendicular to the corallum margin. Colour: usually cream, pink or brown. Abundance: Very common, especially on protected upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Listed as original combination in Sheppard (1998).
Type Locality: unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207182
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1996-10-25 12:24:58Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-03-15 10:57:36Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Montipora foliosa (Pallas, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207182 on 2014-10-01
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