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Acropora sp.


Taxonavigation: Astrocoeniina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Hexacorallia
Ordo: Scleractinia
Subordo: Astrocoeniina

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


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


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Stony Corals
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