Acroporidae

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Acropora sp.

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Astrocoeniina 

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

Familia: Acroporidae
Genera (7 + 2†): Acropora – Alveopora – Anacropora – Astreopora – Enigmopora – Isopora – Montipora – †Dendracis – †Diplocoenia

Name[edit]

Acroporidae Verrill, , 1902

References[edit]

  • 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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Stony Corals
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