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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora loripes (Brook, 1892) 
AphiaID: 207074

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 editorAcroporidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora loripes (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora murrayensis (Vaughan, 1918) (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora rosaria (Dana, 1846) (synonym ?)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora loripes Brook, 1892 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora murrayensis Vaughan, 1918 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora rosaria Dana, 1846 (synonym ?)
Sources  original description Brook G (1892) Preliminary descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Part II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 451-465. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Great Barrier Reef [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcphysarion ampullulum Humes, 1993 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipochrus acroporinus Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchedomolgus majusculus Humes, 1993 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia ablusa Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia fastigiata Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia rosariae Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLipochrus acroporinus Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia fastigiata Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchedomolgus tenuicaudatus Kim I.H., 2003 [via synonym] (symbiotic: unspecified type)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropontius acroporus Kim I.H., 2003 [via synonym] (symbiotic: unspecified type)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (32 nucleotides; 5 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies have many shapes and may be bottlebrush, caespitose or plate-like. Corallites may be tabular or have thickened walls becoming tubular. Tubular axial corallites may have no radial corallites on one side. Colour: usually pale blue or brown. Axial corallites are usually whitish. Abundance: Very abundant on upper reef slopes but occurs in a wide range of environments (Veron, 1986).
Habitat: rocks (Kalk, 1959). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207074
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-01-31 16:37:49Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-02-04 19:26:27Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207074 on 2014-11-24
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