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Acropora aspera

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Taxonomy
Madrepora aspera was named by Dana (1846). It is extant.

It was recombined as Acropora aspera by Wallace (1999).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Madrepora aspera Dana
1846Madrepora hebes Dana
1918Acropora hebes Vaughan
1999Acropora aspera Wallace

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAcroporidaeVerrill 1902
genusAcroporaOken 1815
speciesaspera(Dana 1846)

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