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Acropora sp.


Taxonavigation: Astrocoeniina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Hexacorallia
Ordo: Scleractinia
Subordo: Astrocoeniina

Familia: Acroporidae
Genera: Acropora – Anacropora – Astreopora – Montipora – Enigmopora – Isopora


Acroporidae Verrill, 1902


  • Hironobu Fukami, Makoto Omori, & Masayuki Hatta 2000: Phylogenetic Relationships in the Coral Family Acroporidae, Reassessed by Inference from Mitochondrial Genes. Zoological Science, pp. 689–696.
  • Wallace, C.C. 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 Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia.
  • Verrill, 1902: Trans. Connecticut Acad. Arts Sci. 11: 163
  • ITIS: Anacropora [1]'
  • ITIS: Astreopora [2]'
  • ITIS: Montipora [3]'

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Stony Corals
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