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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcroporidae Verrill, 1902 
AphiaID: 196095

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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia
Source Not documented
Direct child
taxa (9)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora Blainville, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora Ridley, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora Blainville, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnigmopora Ditlev, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsopora Studer, 1878
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora Blainville, 1830

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropora Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManopora Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora Blainville, 1830
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonial, hermatypic, mostly extant. Colonies have all growth forms known for hermatypic corals.
Corallites (except Astreopora) are small with septa in two cycles or less, columellae are poorly developed. Related families Pocilloporidae and Astrocoeniidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196095
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-27 19:49:34Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-08-11 09:20:33Z  changed  db_admin
2013-05-10 23:25:21Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acroporidae Verrill, 1902. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196095 on 2014-08-29
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