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Acropora  Oken, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 52860

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2000   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomRadiata   
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
          SubphylumAnthozoa   
             ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                SubclassHexacorallia   
                   OrderScleractinia Bourne, 1900 – stony corals, madrépores  
                      SuborderAstrocoeniina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                         FamilyAcroporidae Verrill, 1902  
                            GenusAcropora Oken, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Acropora abrolhosensis Veron, 1985  
                               Species Acropora abrotanoides (Lamarck)  
                               Species Acropora aculeus (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864)  
                               Species Acropora akajimensis Veron, 1990  
                               Species Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893)  
                               Species Acropora arabensis Hodgson and Carpenter, 1996  
                               Species Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora austera (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora awi Wallace and Wolstenholme, 1998  
                               Species Acropora azurea Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora batunai Wallace, 1997  
                               Species Acropora branchi Riegl, 1995  
                               Species Acropora brueggemanni (Brook, 1893)  
                               Species Acropora bushyensis Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora cardenae Wells, 1986  
                               Species Acropora carduus (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora caroliniana Nemenzo, 1976  
                               Species Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) – staghorn coral 
                               Species Acropora chesterfieldensis Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891)  
                               Species Acropora convexa   
                               Species Acropora copiosa Nemenzo, 1967  
                               Species Acropora crassa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860)  
                               Species Acropora crateriformis (Gardiner, 1898)  
                               Species Acropora cuneata (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora cymbicyathus (Brook)  
                               Species Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora danai (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860)  
                               Species Acropora delicatula (Brook)  
                               Species Acropora dendrum (Bassett-Smith, 1890)  
                               Species Acropora derawaensis Wallace, 1997  
                               Species Acropora desalwii Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora divaricata (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora diversa (Brook)  
                               Species Acropora donei Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora echinata (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora elegans (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860)  
                               Species Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora eurystoma (Klunzinger, 1879)  
                               Species Acropora exquisita Nemenzo, 1971  
                               Species Acropora florida (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora formosa (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893)  
                               Species Acropora grandis (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora granulosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860)  
                               Species Acropora halmaherae Wallace and Wolstenholme, 1998  
                               Species Acropora hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834)  
                               Species Acropora hoeksemai Wallace, 1997  
                               Species Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora indiana Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora indonesia Wallace, 1997  
                               Species Acropora insignis Nemenzo, 1967  
                               Species Acropora intermedia (Brook, 1891)  
                               Species Acropora irregularis (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora jacquelinae Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora kirstyae Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora kosurini Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora listeri (Brook, 1893)  
                               Species Acropora loisetteae Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora lokani Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora longicyathus (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860)  
                               Species Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora lovelli Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952  
                               Species Acropora magnifica Nemenzo, 1971  
                               Species Acropora microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834)  
                               Species Acropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1869)  
                               Species Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834)  
                               Species Acropora mirabilis Quelch, 1886  
                               Species Acropora monticulosa (Brueggemann, 1879)  
                               Species Acropora mossambica Riegl, 1995  
                               Species Acropora multiacuta Nemenzo, 1967  
                               Species Acropora nana (Studer, 1878)  
                               Species Acropora nasuta (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora natalensis Riegl, 1995  
                               Species Acropora nobilis (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora ocellata (Klunzinger, 1879)  
                               Species Acropora palifera (Lamarck, 1816)  
                               Species Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) – elkhorn coral 
                               Species Acropora palmerae Wells, 1954  
                               Species Acropora paniculata Verrill, 1902  
                               Species Acropora parilis Quelch, 1886  
                               Species Acropora pharaonis (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860)  
                               Species Acropora plumosa Wallace and Wolstenholme, 1998  
                               Species Acropora pocilloporina Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora polystoma (Brook, 1891)  
                               Species Acropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816) – fused staghorn coral 
                               Species Acropora pruinosa (Brook, 1893)  
                               Species Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891)  
                               Species Acropora rambleri Bassett-Smith, 1890  
                               Species Acropora reticulata (Brook, 1893)  
                               Species Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora rosaria (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora rudis (Rehberg, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora russelli Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora sabulata (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora samoensis (Brook, 1891)  
                               Species Acropora sarmentosa (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora schmitti Wells, 1950  
                               Species Acropora secale (Studer, 1878)  
                               Species Acropora sekiseiensis Veron, 1990  
                               Species Acropora selago (Studer, 1878)  
                               Species Acropora simplex Wallace and Wolstenholme, 1998  
                               Species Acropora solitaryensis Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora sordiensis Riegl, 1995  
                               Species Acropora spicifera (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora splendida Nemonzo  
                               Species Acropora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834)  
                               Species Acropora stoddarti Pillai and Scheer, 1976  
                               Species Acropora striata (Verrill, 1866)  
                               Species Acropora subglabra (Brook, 1891)  
                               Species Acropora subulata (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora suharsonoi Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora sukarnoi Wallace, 1997  
                               Species Acropora surculosa (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora tanegashimensis Veron, 1990  
                               Species Acropora tenella (Brook, 1892)  
                               Species Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora teres (Verrill, 1866)  
                               Species Acropora togianensis Wallace, 1997  
                               Species Acropora torihalimeda Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora tortuosa (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora tumida Verrill, 1866  
                               Species Acropora turaki Wallace, 1994  
                               Species Acropora valenciennesi (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860)  
                               Species Acropora valida (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Acropora variabilis (Klunzinger, 1879)  
                               Species Acropora vaughani Wells, 1954  
                               Species Acropora verweyi Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora wallacea Veron, 1990  
                               Species Acropora willisae Veron and Wallace, 1984  
                               Species Acropora yongei Veron and Wallace, 1984  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acropora   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wells, John W.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A List of Scleractinian generic and subgeneric taxa, 1758-1985, (special issue)   
  Page(s): 69   
  Publisher: International Association for the Study of Fossil Cnidaria   
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  Reference for: Acropora   
       

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