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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 210726

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroidolina (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMilleporidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis corniculata Esper, 1790 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Crustacea Esper, 1790 (synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora crustacea Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis digitata Esper, 1790 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis f. ramosa Esper, 1790 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis var. cellulosa Verrill, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora candida Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora carthaginiensis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora crista-galli Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (invalid junior homonym of Millepora crista-galli Morren, 1828)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora delicatula Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora digitata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Esperi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora fenestrata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora forskali Milne Edwards, 1860 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora gothica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora moniliformis Dana, 1848 (synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora moniliformis Rafinesque, 1820)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora nitida Verrill, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora pumila Dana, 1848 (synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora pumila Pallas, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora schrammi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora trinitatis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipora fasciculata Duchassaing, 1850 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipora parasitica Duchassaing, 1850 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 791 [details]

redescription Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 73 [details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfire coral  [details]
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taxa (7)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis corniculata Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Crustacea Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis digitata Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis f. ramosa Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis var. cellulosa Verrill, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis var. nodosa Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alcicornis var. plicata Esper, 1790 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora complanata Lamarck, 1816
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAruba [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHispaniola [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (246 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology colonial, calcareous skeleton [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Millepora alcicornis, source Wikipedia
Millepora alcicornis, ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210726
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  created  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-15 06:55:16Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210726 on 2014-08-22
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