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Montipora spongiosa

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Taxonomy
Madrepora spongiosa was named by Ehrenberg (1834). It is extant.

It was recombined as Montipora spongiosa by Inskipp et al. (2005).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Madrepora spongiosa Ehrenberg
2005Montipora spongiosa Inskipp et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAcroporidaeVerrill 1902
genusMontiporaBlainville 1830
speciesspongiosa(Ehrenberg 1834)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available