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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884 
AphiaID: 212177

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 editorAnacropora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora Ridley, 1884
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora Ridley, 1884
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora erecta Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora gracilis Quelch, 1886 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora reptans Bernard, 1897 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora solida Quelch, 1886 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Ridley SO (1884). On the classificatory value of growth and budding in the Madreporaria and on a new genus illustrating this point. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 5th Series 13: 284-291, pl. 11. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse flower coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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 Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 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; 2 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 Branches are widely spaced, less than 1-10 mm in diameter, tapering, with blunt tips. Spinules are distributed evenly on the coenosteum. Colour: Pale brown with white branch tips. Abundance: rare, but more abundant than other Anacropora. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type Locality: Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212177
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-06-02 12:05:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
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). Anacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212177 on 2014-09-02
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