Acropora Oken 1815 (stony coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Parent taxon: Acroporidae according to J.E.N. Veron 2000

See also Kosnik 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anacropora, Astreopora, Bacarella, Dendracis, Diplocoenia, Etallonasteria, Gravieropsammia, Isopora, Montipora, Palaestraeopora, Parastraeopora, Paretallonia

Subtaxa: 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 cervicornis 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

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (91), the Bahamas (19), Barbados (70), Belize (10), Cayman Islands (19), Colombia (25), Cook Islands (3), Costa Rica (11), Djibouti (1), the Dominican Republic (12), Egypt (30), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (30), Guadeloupe (3), Guam (2), Haiti (12), India (7), Indonesia (7), Iran (1), Israel (1), Jamaica (9), Japan (48), Kenya (24), Kiribati (1), Madagascar (2), Malaysia (1), Maldives (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mauritius (4), Mayotte (2), Mexico (4), the Netherlands Antilles (56), New Caledonia (15), New Zealand (1), Niue (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (4), Palau (4), Panama (30), Papua New Guinea (25), the Philippines (5), Pitcairn (3), Puerto Rico (1), Reunion (1), Saudi Arabia (10), the Seychelles (9), Somalia (1), Sri Lanka (2), Sudan (1), Taiwan (2), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), United States (18: Florida, Hawaii, Texas), Vanuatu (10), Venezuela (2), Virgin Islands (12)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (7), East Timor (1), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (1), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Pliocene of the Bahamas (8), Costa Rica (15), Haiti (4), Indonesia (14), Jamaica (2), Japan (3), the Netherlands Antilles (18), Niue (1), Papua New Guinea (1), United States (4: Florida, Hawaii)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Malaysia (1), United States (1: Puerto Rico)

• Miocene of Anguilla (3), Colombia (3), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (2), Fiji (2), France (14), Haiti (1), Indonesia (57), Iran (4), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Malaysia (2), the Marshall Islands (3), Mexico (3), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (15), Portugal (2), United States (2: Hawaii, Maryland), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2), France (4), Greece (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Italy (20), Jamaica (1), Malaysia (2), Mexico (1), Puerto Rico (1), Slovenia (6), Spain (3), Venezuela (4)

• Eocene of France (2), Germany (1), Italy (3), Mexico (1), Somalia (2), Spain (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Paleocene of Italy (1), Somalia (1)

Total: 952 collections including 1562 occurrences

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