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Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758

210726  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210726)

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Millepora alcicornis crustacea Esper, 1790 · unaccepted (synonym and invalid junior...)  
synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora crustacea Linnaeus, 1758
Millepora cristagalli Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 · unaccepted (invalid junior homonym of...)  
invalid junior homonym of Millepora crista-galli Morren, 1828
Millepora moniliformis Dana, 1848 · unaccepted (synonym and invalid junior...)  
synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora moniliformis Rafinesque, 1820
Millepora pumila Dana, 1848 · unaccepted (synonym and invalid junior...)  
synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora pumila Pallas, 1766
Millepora ramosa Esper, 1790 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Palmipora alcicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted (changed combination)

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  1. Subspecies Millepora alcicornis crustacea Esper, 1790 accepted as Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym and invalid junior homonym of Millepora crustacea Linnaeus, 1758)
  2. Forma Millepora alcicornis f. complanata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Millepora complanata Lamarck, 1816 (changed combination)
  3. Forma Millepora alcicornis f. compressa Linnaeus, 1758 (name suppressed by ICZN)
  4. Forma Millepora alcicornis f. dichotoma (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Millepora dichotoma Forsskål, 1775 (changed combination)
  5. Forma Millepora alcicornis f. tortuosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Millepora tenera Boschma, 1949 (synonymy)
  6. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. cellulosa Verrill, 1868 accepted as Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  7. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. corniculata Esper, 1790 accepted as Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  8. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. digitata Esper, 1790 accepted as Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  9. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. fenestrata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonymy)
  10. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. nodosa Esper, 1790 accepted as Millepora exaesa Forsskål, 1775 (synonym)
  11. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. plicata Esper, 1790 accepted as Millepora complanata Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
  12. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. ramosa Esper, 1790 accepted as Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  13. Variety Millepora alcicornis var. squarrosa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Millepora squarrosa Lamarck, 1816
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 791 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Schuchert, P. (2024). World Hydrozoa Database. Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210726 on 2024-05-18
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2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2011-04-15 06:55:16Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 791 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Millepora alcicornis var. digitata Esper, 1790) Esper, E.J.C. (1788-1830). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nuremberg. 3 vols text, 2 vols pls. , available online at https://doi.org/10.11588/diglit.2885 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora alcicornis var. corniculata Esper, 1790) Esper, E.J.C. (1788-1830). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nuremberg. 3 vols text, 2 vols pls. , available online at https://doi.org/10.11588/diglit.2885 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora alcicornis crustacea Esper, 1790) Esper, E.J.C. (1788-1830). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nuremberg. 3 vols text, 2 vols pls. , available online at https://doi.org/10.11588/diglit.2885 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora alcicornis var. ramosa Esper, 1790) Esper, E.J.C. (1788-1830). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nuremberg. 3 vols text, 2 vols pls. , available online at https://doi.org/10.11588/diglit.2885
page(s): 198, pl. 7 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora moniliformis Dana, 1848) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]   

original description  (of Millepora pumila Dana, 1848) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]   

original description  (of Palmipora fasciculata Duchassaing, 1850) Duchassaing de Fontbressin, P. (1850). Animaux radiaires des Antilles. (Plon Frères: Paris): 1-35, pls 1-2., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6524263d/f7.image [details]   

original description  (of Palmipora parasitica Duchassaing, 1850) Duchassaing de Fontbressin, P. (1850). Animaux radiaires des Antilles. (Plon Frères: Paris): 1-35, pls 1-2., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6524263d/f7.image [details]   

original description  (of Millepora forskali Milne Edwards, 1860) Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

original description  (of Millepora gothica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Millepora schrammi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora esperi Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora cristagalli Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora delicatula Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora candida Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora digitata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora carthaginiensis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora trinitatis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora fenestrata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora alcicornis var. cellulosa Verrill, 1868) Verrill, A.E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 4. Notice of the corals and Echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1 (2): 351-376., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13380325 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Calder, D. R. (1988). Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. <em>Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions.</em> 148: 1-107. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Kalk, M. (1959). A general ecological survey of some shores in northern Mozambique. Revta Biol., Lisb. 2: 1-24. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Laborel J. (1967). A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. <em>Postilla Yale Peabody Museum.</em> 107: 1-14.
page(s): 12 [details]   

additional source Hoffmeister, J.E. (1925). Some corals from America Samoa and the Fiji Islands. <em>Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.</em> 22: 1-90, pls. 1-23.
page(s): 11, 12, 82 [details]   

additional source Guzman, H.M., 1998. Diversity of stony, soft and black corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia, Gorgonacea, Antipatharia; Hydrozoa: Milleporina) at Cayos Cochinos, Bay Islands, Honduras. Rev. Biol. Trop. 46 Suppl. 4: 75-80.
page(s): 77 [details]   

additional source Agassiz, L. (1880). Report on the Florida Reefs. <em>Memoires of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 7 (1): 1-61, pls. 1-23. [details]   

additional source Quelch JJ. (1886). Report on the Reef-corals collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 16 (46): 1-203, pl. 1-12., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-46/README.htm
page(s): 10, 11, 190-191, 199 [details]   

additional source Dana, J.D. (1846-1847). On Zoophytes. <em>The American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series.</em> 2(4): 64-69; 2(5): 187-202; 3(7): 1-24; 3(8): 160-163; 3(9): 337-347. New-Haven., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28135503
page(s): 543-544, 546 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. & J. van der Land. (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Amaral, F. D., Hudson, M. M., Steiner, A. Q., & Ramos, C. A. C. 2007. Corals and calcified hydroids of the Manuel Luiz Marine State Park (State of Maranhao, northeast Brazil). Biota Neotropica 7: 73-81.
page(s): 2, 3, 4 [details]   

additional source Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm
page(s): 543-544, 546 [details]   

additional source Vaughan TW. (1902). The stony corals of the Porto Rican waters. <em>Bulletin of the United States Fish Commision for 1900.</em> 20: 289-320, pls. 1-38. [details]   

additional source Fenner, D.P. (1993). Species distinctions among several Caribbean stony corals. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 53, 1099-1116.
page(s): 1099, 1109, 1110 [details]   

additional source Chevalier J-P. (1966). Contribution à l'étude des Madréporaires des côtes occidentales de l'Afrique tropicale (1re partie). <em>Bulletin de l'Institute Fondamental d'Afrique Noire. Series A: Sciences Naturelles.</em> 28 (3): 912-975, pls. 1-5. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Laborel, J. (1970). Les peuplements de madréporaires des côtes tropicales du Brésil. Annales de l'Université d'Abidjan, 2, E, (3): 7-261
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additional source Oigman-Pszczol, S. S.; Figueiredo, M. A. de O.; Creed, J. C. (2004). Distribution of benthic communities on the tropical rocky subtidal of Armação dos Búzios, southeastern Brazil. Marine Ecology, 25(3): 173-190
page(s): 177-178, 180-181, 185 [details]   

additional source Shenkar, N.; Fine, M.; Loya, Y. (2005). Size matters: bleaching dynamics of the coral Oculina patagonica. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 294, 181-188
page(s): 182 [details]   

additional source Kühlmann, D. H. H. (2006). Die Steinkorallensammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) nebst ökologischen Bemerkungen. Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften, 13, 37-113
page(s): 64, 106, 111 [details]   

additional source Amaral, F. D.; Ramos, C. A. C.; Leão, Z. M. A. N.; Kikuchi, R. K. P.; Lima, K. K. M.; Longo, L.; Cordeiro, R. T. S.; Lira, S. M. A.; Vasconcelos, S. L. (2009). Checklist and morphometry of benthic cnidarians from the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brazil. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 50, 277-290
page(s): 278, 282, 284, 287, 288 [details]   

additional source Almy CC, Carrión-Torres C. (1963). Shallow water stony corals of Puerto Rico. <em>Caribbean Journal of Science.</em> 3: 269-279. [details]   

additional source Sánchez M, Armando J. (1995). Benthic communities and geomorphology of the Tesoro Island coral reef, Colombian Caribbean. <em>Boletín de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras-INVEMAR,.</em> 24(1):.55-77. [details]   

additional source Laborel J. (1969). Madréporaires et Hydrocoralliaires récifaux des côtes Brésiliennes : systématique, écologie, répartition verticale et géographique. <em>Results Scientifique du Campagne de Calypso au large des cotes Atlantiques de l'Amérique du Sud (1961-1962).</em> 9(25): 171-229. [details]   

additional source Zlatarski V. (1972). Sobre la fauna coralina de Cuba. <em>Circulares del Museo y Biblioteca de Zoologia de la Habana.</em> 13(351): 1501-1507. [details]   

redescription Calder, D. R. (1988). Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. <em>Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions.</em> 148: 1-107.
page(s): 73 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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