WoRMS taxon details

Acropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816)

288235  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288235)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

(ofMadrepora muricata f. prolifera Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   
Status Acropora polifera reprents an F1 hybrid of A. cervicornis and A. palmata with its own characteristic growth form, which can...  
Status Acropora polifera reprents an F1 hybrid of A. cervicornis and A. palmata with its own characteristic growth form, which can reproduce asexually and can form large fields of uniform corals.  [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288235 on 2018-12-14
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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original description Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora muricata f. prolifera Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora ethica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing, P.; Michelotti, J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. prolifera Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Wallace, CC. (1999). Staghorn corals of the world: a revision of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia; Astrocoeniina; Acroporidae) worldwide, with emphasis on morphology, phylogeny and biogeography. CSIRO, Collingwood (Australia). pp i-xvii, 1-421.  [details]   
 
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Status Acropora polifera reprents an F1 hybrid of A. cervicornis and A. palmata with its own characteristic growth form, which can reproduce asexually and can form large fields of uniform corals.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English fused staghorn coral  [details]
German Verschmolzene GeweihkoralleFächergeweihkoralle  [details]