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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alga Gmelin, 1791 
AphiaID: 660520

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 alga (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 editorMesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine, 1928
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora alga Gmelin, 1791
Sources  original description Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Editio Decima Tertia, Aucta Reformata. Tome 1, Pars 6 (Vermes). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3789 [details]

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Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:660520
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Date   action   by
2012-09-05 09:21:21Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2013-05-16 08:43:10Z  checked  Guiry, Michael D.
2013-06-07 05:39:34Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2014-12-22 09:03:07Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Schuchert, P. (2015). Millepora alga Gmelin, 1791. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2015). 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=660520 on 2016-10-01
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