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Madrepora affinis Brook, 1893

741213  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:741213)

 unaccepted (synonymy)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Brook G (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   

(of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) affinis Brook, 1893) Brook G (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   
Nomenclature According to the synonymy of Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) given by Wallace (1999: p. 250), the name Madrepora ornata...  
Nomenclature According to the synonymy of Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) given by Wallace (1999: p. 250), the name Madrepora ornata Brook, 1891, is a junior homonym of Madrepora ornata DeFrance, 1828. Brook (1893) gave the species a new name (nomen novum), Madrepora affinis Brook, 1893, as replacement. Madrepora affinis is now considered a junior synonym of Acropora florida (Dana, 1846). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Madrepora affinis Brook, 1893. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=741213 on 2020-01-23
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original description Brook G (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) affinis Brook, 1893) Brook G (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   

basis of record 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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Nomenclature According to the synonymy of Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) given by Wallace (1999: p. 250), the name Madrepora ornata Brook, 1891, is a junior homonym of Madrepora ornata DeFrance, 1828. Brook (1893) gave the species a new name (nomen novum), Madrepora affinis Brook, 1893, as replacement. Madrepora affinis is now considered a junior synonym of Acropora florida (Dana, 1846). [details]