Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoaScleractiniaAcroporidaeAcropora

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Overview

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Living period

7.246 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Not freshwater, Intermediate-level epifaunal

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Cnidaria
class
Anthozoa
order
Scleractinia
family
Acroporidae
genus
Acropora
species
Acropora cervicornis
 
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Description

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Bibliography

Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms.

Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp.

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. : i-xviii, 1-421.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.