Acropora cervicornis Lamarck 1816 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Alternative combination: Madrepora cervicornis

Belongs to Acropora according to W. Kiessling 2008

See also Veron 2000

Sister taxa: Acropora abrotanoides, Acropora acuminata, Acropora alvarezi, Acropora anglica, Acropora aspera, Acropora austera, Acropora bancellsae, Acropora bartonensis, Acropora bonellii, Acropora borneoensis, Acropora branchi, Acropora britannica, Acropora cerealis, Acropora clathrata, Acropora cylindrica, Acropora cytherea, Acropora darrellae, Acropora deformis, Acropora derawanensis, Acropora digitifera, Acropora divaricata, Acropora donei, Acropora duncani, Acropora elegans, Acropora elenae, Acropora elizabethensis, Acropora emanuelae, Acropora exarata, Acropora fennemai, Acropora filiformis, Acropora florida, Acropora gemmifera, Acropora glauca, Acropora globiceps, Acropora grandis, Acropora haidingeri, Acropora halmaherae, Acropora hasibuani, Acropora hemprichii, Acropora hoeksemai, Acropora horrida, Acropora humilis, Acropora hyacinthus, Acropora indonesia, Acropora intermedia, Acropora kirstyae, Acropora kosurini, Acropora lamarcki, Acropora latistella, Acropora lavandulina, Acropora listeri, Acropora longicyathus, Acropora lovelli, Acropora lutkeni, Acropora microphthalma, Acropora millepora, Acropora minuta, Acropora monticulosa, Acropora muricata, Acropora nasuta, Acropora natalensis, Acropora nobilis, Acropora orbicularis, Acropora ornata, Acropora pachymorpha, Acropora palmata, Acropora palmerae, Acropora panamensis, Acropora papillare, Acropora pharaonis, Acropora pichoni, Acropora piedmontensis, Acropora pinguis, Acropora polystoma, Acropora proteacea, Acropora pulchra, Acropora ramosi, Acropora renemai, Acropora robusta, Acropora roemeri, Acropora roseni, Acropora rudis, Acropora russelli, Acropora saludensis, Acropora salundensis, Acropora samoensis, Acropora schmitti, Acropora secale, Acropora selago, Acropora slovenica, Acropora solanderi, Acropora solitaryensis, Acropora spicifera, Acropora squarrosa, Acropora stoddarti, Acropora tampaensis, Acropora tenella, Acropora tenuis, Acropora teres, Acropora tergestina, Acropora tortuosa, Acropora tumida, Acropora valenciennesi, Acropora valida, Acropora variolosa, Acropora vaughani, Acropora wilsonae, Acropora yongei

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), the Bahamas (17), Barbados (62), Belize (8), Cayman Islands (15), Colombia (23), Costa Rica (5), the Dominican Republic (12), Guadeloupe (1), Haiti (5), Jamaica (8), Mexico (3), the Netherlands Antilles (28), Panama (19), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), United States (10: Florida, Texas), Venezuela (1), Virgin Islands (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (4), Jamaica (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (5), Costa Rica (13), Haiti (1), Jamaica (2), the Netherlands Antilles (18), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (5)

Total: 273 collections each including a single occurrence

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