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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora acuta Lamarck, 1816 
AphiaID: 759099

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 editorPocilloporidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora Lamarck, 1816
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora Lamarck, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora apiculata Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora bulbosa Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora caespitosa Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora subacuta Milne Edwards, 1860 (synonym)
Sources  original description Lamarck, J.B.d.1816. Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, présentant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; précédée d'une Introduction offrant la Détermination des caractères essentiels de l'Animal, sa distinction du Végétal et des autres corps naturels, enfin, l'exposition des principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie: Paris, Déterville & Verdière., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/histoirenaturel02lama#page/n7/mode/2up [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia serrata Humes, 1962 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (41 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:759099
Taxonomic
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2014-03-28 10:52:19Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Pocillopora acuta Lamarck, 1816. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=759099 on 2014-09-19
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