Madrepora

Madrepora oculata, copyright National Ocean Service.

Belongs within: Faviina.

Madrepora is a genus of stony corals forming branched colonies.

<==Madrepora Linnaeus 1758L58
    |--M. (Madrepora)G20
    |    |--M. (M.) damicornisG20
    |    |--M. (M.) oculata Linnaeus 1758G20, L58
    |    `--M. (M.) prolifera [incl. M. muricata]G20
    `--M. (Explanaria)G20
         |--M. (E.) conglomerataG20
         `--M. (E.) infundibulumG20
Madrepora incertae sedis:
  M. acetabulum Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. ananas Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. areolata Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. astroites Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. carolina (Pourtalès 1871)C77
  M. durvilleiN79
  M. favosa Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. flexuosa Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. fruticosaH04
  M. fungites Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. labyrinthiformis Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. maeandrites Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. organum Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. pertusa Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. pileus Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. polygama Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. punctata Linaneus 1758L58
  M. rubra Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. stellaris Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. truncata Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. turbinata Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. verrucaria Linnaeus 1758L58
  M. virginea Linnaeus 1758L58

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[C77] Cairns, S. D. 1977. Stony corals. I. Caryophylliina and Dendrophylliina (Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Memoirs of the Hourglass Cruises 3 (4): 1–27.

[G20] Goldfuss, G. A. 1820. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte vol. 3. Handbuch der Zoologie pt 1. Johann Leonhard Schrag: Nürnberg.

[H04] Haeckel, E. 1899–1904. Kunstformen der Natur. Bibliographisches Institut: Leipzig und Wien.

[L58] Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae.

[N79] Nudds, J. R. 1979. Coloniality in the Lithostrotionidae (Rugosa). In: Larwood, G., & B. R. Rosen (eds) Biology and Systematics of Colonial Organisms pp. 173–192. Academic Press: London.

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