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Acropora samoensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acroporidae

Taxonomy
Madrepora samoensis was named by Brook (1891). It is extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Madrepora samoensis Brook
1990Acropora wallaceae Veron
1999Acropora samoensis 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
speciessamoensis(Brook 1891)

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