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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha Linnaeus, 1767 
AphiaID: 660172

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin, 1970
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 2): 533-1327, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5
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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha var. globosa Esper, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion album Heydrich, 1897
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha var. ramosa Esper, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion esperi Heydrich, 1897
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (58 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:660172
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Date   action   by
2012-09-05 09:21:21Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2013-06-07 05:39:34Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2014-12-22 09:03:07Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Schuchert, P. (2014). Millepora polymorpha Linnaeus, 1767. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=660172 on 2014-12-26
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