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Acropora Oken, 1815

205469  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205469)

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  1. Species Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816)
  2. Species Acropora aculeus (Dana, 1846)
  3. Species Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864)
  4. Species Acropora africana (Brook, 1893)
  5. Species Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893)
  6. Species Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846)
  7. Species Acropora austera (Dana, 1846)
  8. Species Acropora branchi Riegl, 1995
  9. Species Acropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984
  10. Species Acropora capillaris (Klunzinger, 1879)
  11. Species Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846)
  12. Species Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)
  13. Species Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891)
  14. Species Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846)
  15. Species Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846)
  16. Species Acropora divaricata (Dana, 1846)
  17. Species Acropora echinata (Dana, 1846)
  18. Species Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892)
  19. Species Acropora eurystoma (Klunzinger, 1879)
  20. Species Acropora florida (Dana, 1846)
  21. Species Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892)
  22. Species Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893)
  23. Species Acropora grandis (Brook, 1892)
  24. Species Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards, 1860)
  25. Species Acropora hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  26. Species Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846)
  27. Species Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846)
  28. Species Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846)
  29. Species Acropora intermedia (Brook, 1891)
  30. Species Acropora kenti (Brook, 1892)
  31. Species Acropora kirstyae Veron & Wallace, 1984
  32. Species Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892)
  33. Species Acropora listeri (Brook, 1893)
  34. Species Acropora longicyathus (Milne Edwards, 1860)
  35. Species Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892)
  36. Species Acropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952
  37. Species Acropora macrostoma (Brook, 1891)
  38. Species Acropora microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  39. Species Acropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1869)
  40. Species Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  41. Species Acropora monticulosa (Brüggemann, 1879)
  42. Species Acropora mossambica Riegl, 1995
  43. Species Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)
  44. Species Acropora nana (Studer, 1879)
  45. Species Acropora nasuta (Dana, 1846)
  46. Species Acropora natalensis Riegl, 1995
  47. Species Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816)
  48. Species Acropora palmerae Wells, 1954
  49. Species Acropora paniculata Verrill, 1902
  50. Species Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860)
  51. Species Acropora polystoma (Brook, 1891)
  52. Species Acropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816)
  53. Species Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891)
  54. Species Acropora retusa (Dana, 1846)
  55. Species Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846)
  56. Species Acropora rudis (Rehberg, 1892)
  57. Species Acropora samoensis (Brook, 1891)
  58. Species Acropora secale (Studer, 1878)
  59. Species Acropora selago (Studer, 1879)
  60. Species Acropora seriata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  61. Species Acropora solitaryensis Veron & Wallace, 1984
  62. Species Acropora sordiensis Riegl, 1995
  63. Species Acropora speciosa (Quelch, 1886)
  64. Species Acropora spicifera (Dana, 1846)
  65. Species Acropora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  66. Species Acropora striata (Verrill, 1866)
  67. Species Acropora subulata (Dana, 1846)
  68. Species Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846)
  69. Species Acropora tortuosa (Dana, 1846)
  70. Species Acropora tuberculosa (Milne Edwards, 1860)
  71. Species Acropora valenciennesi (Milne Edwards, 1860)
  72. Species Acropora valida (Dana, 1846)
  73. Species Acropora vaughani Wells, 1954
  74. Species Acropora verweyi Veron & Wallace, 1984
  75. Species Acropora yongei Veron & Wallace, 1984
  76. Species Acropora alces (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  77. Species Acropora arbuscula (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  78. Species Acropora arcuata (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  79. Species Acropora armata (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  80. Species Acropora attenuata (Brook, 1893) accepted as Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  81. Species Acropora baeodactyla (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  82. Species Acropora brevicollis (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  83. Species Acropora brueggemanni (Brook, 1891) accepted as Isopora brueggemanni (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  84. Species Acropora calamaria (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  85. Species Acropora complanata (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  86. Species Acropora concinna (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  87. Species Acropora conferta (Quelch, 1886) accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  88. Species Acropora conigera (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  89. Species Acropora cuneata (Dana, 1846) accepted as Isopora cuneata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  90. Species Acropora cymbicyathus (Brook, 1893) accepted as Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  91. Species Acropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  92. Species Acropora decipiens (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  93. Species Acropora deliculata (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora selago (Studer, 1879) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  94. Species Acropora diversa (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  95. Species Acropora erythraea (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  96. Species Acropora exilis (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  97. Species Acropora flabelliformis (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  98. Species Acropora formosa (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  99. Species Acropora gracilis (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  100. Species Acropora gravida (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  101. Species Acropora hemprichi (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Acropora hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted > misspelling)
  102. Species Acropora irregularis (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  103. Species Acropora leptocyathus (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  104. Species Acropora massawensis von Marenzeller, 1907 accepted as Acropora polystoma (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  105. Species Acropora multicaulis (Brook, 1893) accepted as Acropora valenciennesi (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  106. Species Acropora murrayensis (Vaughan, 1918) accepted as Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  107. Species Acropora nobilis (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  108. Species Acropora ocellata (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  109. Species Acropora orbicularis (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  110. Species Acropora pacifica (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  111. Species Acropora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Isopora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  112. Species Acropora patula (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  113. Species Acropora pectinata (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  114. Species Acropora pinguis Wells, 1950 accepted as Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  115. Species Acropora polymorpha (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora florida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  116. Species Acropora prostrata (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  117. Species Acropora pustulosa (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  118. Species Acropora pyramidalis (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  119. Species Acropora quelchi (Brook, 1893) accepted as Acropora secale (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  120. Species Acropora rambleri (Bassett-Smith, 1890) accepted as Acropora speciosa (Quelch, 1886) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  121. Species Acropora recumbens (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  122. Species Acropora reticulata (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  123. Species Acropora rosaria (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892) (synonym ?)
  124. Species Acropora rotumana (Gardiner, 1898) accepted as Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  125. Species Acropora scandens (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  126. Species Acropora scherzeriana (Brüggemann, 1877) accepted as Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  127. Species Acropora serrata Lamarck (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  128. Species Acropora spectabilis (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  129. Species Acropora surculosa (Dana, 1846) accepted as Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  130. Species Acropora symmetrica (Brook, 1891) accepted as Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  131. Species Acropora syringodes (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora longicyathus (Milne Edwards, 1860) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  132. Species Acropora tizardi (Brook, 1892) accepted as Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  133. Species Acropora tylostoma (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  134. Species Acropora variabilis (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Acropora valida (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  135. Species Acropora vasiformis (Brook, 1893) accepted as Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  136. Species Acropora appressa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  137. Species Acropora corymbosa (Lamarck, 1816) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  138. Species Acropora disticha (Brook, 1893) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  139. Species Acropora forskali (Ehrenberg, 1834) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  140. Species Acropora glochiclados (Brook, 1893) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  141. Species Acropora gonagra (Milne Edwards, 1860) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  142. Species Acropora haimei (Milne Edwards, 1860) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  143. Species Acropora indica (Brook, 1893) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  144. Species Acropora oligocyathus (Brook, 1892) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  145. Species Acropora plantaginea (Lamarck, 1816) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  146. Species Acropora rousseauii (Milne Edwards, 1860) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, wrong spelling)
  147. Species Acropora stigmataria (Milne Edwards, 1860) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  148. Species Acropora thurstoni (Brook, 1893) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  149. Species Acropora uncinata (Brook, 1893) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
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Oken, L. (1815-1816). Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil: Zoologie. <em>Erste Abtheilung: Fleischlose Thiere,Leipzig: C.H. Reclam & Jena: A. Schmid, [book (3rd vol part one, of 3 vols, including plates atlas of T.1, 1813].</em> xxviii + 842 pp. + xviii, 40 pls. L [copepods 180-184, 357-359, 4 plates]., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=Spo5AAAAcAAJ [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora Oken, 1815. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2024) African Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205469 on 2024-04-21
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2024). African Register of Marine Species. Acropora Oken, 1815. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205469 on 2024-04-21
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
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2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-10-04 18:36:46Z
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2013-09-02 08:00:17Z
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2013-09-15 20:51:10Z
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2014-04-13 21:57:04Z
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2018-12-31 09:47:43Z
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original description Oken, L. (1815-1816). Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil: Zoologie. <em>Erste Abtheilung: Fleischlose Thiere,Leipzig: C.H. Reclam & Jena: A. Schmid, [book (3rd vol part one, of 3 vols, including plates atlas of T.1, 1813].</em> xxviii + 842 pp. + xviii, 40 pls. L [copepods 180-184, 357-359, 4 plates]., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=Spo5AAAAcAAJ [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Riegl, B. (1995). A revision of the hard coral genus Acropora Oken, 1815 (Scleractinia: Astrocoeniina: Acroporidae) in south-east Africa. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 249-288 [details]   

additional source Dawson EW. (1992). The Coelenterata of the New Zealand region: a handlist for curators, students and ecologists. <em>Occasional papers of the Hutton Foundation, New Zealand.</em> 1: 1-68.
page(s): 47 [details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Randall RH. (2003). An annotated checklist of hydrozoan and scleractinian corals collected from Guam and other Mariana Islands. <em>Micronesica.</em> 35-36: 121-137.
page(s): 124, 129 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Yabe H, Sugiyama T. (1935). Revised list of the reef-corals from the Japanese seas and of the fossil reef corals of the raised reefs and the Ryukyu limestone of Japan. <em>Journal of the Geological Society of Japan.</em> 42: 379-403.
page(s): 383, 385, 387, 389, 400 [details]   

additional source Maragos, J. E.; Kenyon, J. (2004). Rose Atoll coral data compiled from US Fish and Wildlife Service 1994, Townsend Cromwell 2002, and Sette 2004 surveys [Table 10]. UNPUBLISHED, Unpublished
page(s): 1 [details]   

additional source Sheppard, C. R. C. (1985). Fringing reefs in the southern region, Jeddah to Jizan. Fauna of Saudi Arabia, 7, 37-58
page(s): 45 [details]   

additional source Sheppard, C. R. C.; Sheppard, A. L. S. (1985). The central Red Sea at Yanbu al Sinaiyah. Fauna of Saudi Arabia, 7, 17-36
page(s): 30 [details]   

additional source Reimer, J. D.; Takishita, K.; Ono, S.; Maruyama, T.; Tsukahara, J. (2006). Latitudinal and intracolony ITS-rDNA sequence variation in the symbiotic dinoflagellate genus Symbiodinium (Dinophyceae) in Zoanthus sansibaricus (Anthozoa:Hexacorallia). Phycological Research, 54, 122-132
page(s): 125 [details]   

additional source Kenyon, J. (2008). Acropora (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) reproductive synchrony and spawning phenology in the Northern Line Islands, central Pacific, as inferred from size classes of developing oocytes. Pacific Science, 62(4): 569-578
page(s): 571, 572, 573, 575, 576 [details]   

additional source Reimer, J. D.; Takishita, K.; Ono, S.; Maruyama, T. (2007). Diversity and evolution in the zoanthid genus Palythoa (Cnidaria: Hexacorallia) based on nuclear ITS-rDNA. Coral Reefs, 26, 399-410
page(s): 405 [details]   

additional source Grigg, R. W. (1981). Acropora in Hawaii. Part 2. Zoogeography. Pacific Science, 35(1): 15-24
page(s): 15 [details]   

additional source Tkachenko, K. S.; Wu, B. J.; Fang, L. S.; Fan, T. Y. (2007). Dynamics of a coral reef community after mass mortality of branching Acropora corals and an outbreak of anemones. Marine Biology, 151, 185-194
page(s): 186 [details]   

additional source Santodomingo N, Wallace CC, Johnson KG. (2015). Fossils reveal a high diversity of the staghorn coral genera Acropora and Isopora (Scleractinia: Acroporidae) in the Neogene of Indonesia. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 175: 677-763., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12295 [details]   

additional source Wallace CC, Bosellini FR. (2015). Acropora (Scleractinia) from the Oligocene and Miocene of Europe: species longevity, origination and turnover following the Eocene–Oligocene transition. <em>Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.</em> 13(6): 447-469., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2014.930525 [details]   

additional source Wallace CC. (2008). New species and records from the Eocene of England and France support early diversification of the coral genus Acropora. <em>Journal of Paleontology.</em> 82(2): 313-328., available online at https://doi.org/10.1666/06-091.1 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Marsh LM. (1988). Hermatypic corals of Western Australia : records and annotated species list. <em>Records Western Australian Museum Supplement.</em> 29: 1-136., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.60555
page(s): 26, 63 [details]   

status source ICZN. (1963). Opinion 674: Acropora Oken,1815 (Anthozoa, Madreporaria): validated under the plenary powers. <em>Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 20: 329-330. [details]   

status source Boschma H (1961) Acropora Oken, 1815 (Anthozoa, Madreporaria); proposed validation under the plenary powers. Z.N.(S.) 1036. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 18: 334-335. [details]   
 
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