WoRMS name details

Acropora africana (Brook, 1893)

207063  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207063)

 unaccepted (synonymy)
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora (Polystachys) africana 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]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora africana (Brook, 1893). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207063 on 2021-01-20
Date
action
by
1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
created
2013-09-22 08:21:59Z
changed
2020-09-05 14:46:27Z
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original description  (of Madrepora (Polystachys) africana 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]   

source of synonymy Sheppard CRC. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 307: 1-32., available online at http:// https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00775630.307.1 [details]   

source of synonymy Riegl, B. (1995). Description of four new species in the hard coral genus Acropora Oken, 1815 (Scleractinia: Astrocoeniina: Acroporidae) from south-east Africa. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 229-247. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality