Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Genus
Scleractinia
  • Acropora vaughani Wells, 1954
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Genus
AquaMaps Resource Genus
AskNature Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
Conabio Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Interns
  • Acropora
EOLspecies
  • Acropora Oken, 1815
Environments
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Acropora
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Hexacorallians of the World Resource Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
IUCN Red List
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Genus
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
Marine Life in Koh Phangan resource
  • Acropora
Mineralogy Genus
Moorea Biocode
  • Acropora
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Genus
NatureServe resource Genus
Nomenclator Zoologicus
  • Distichocyathus Brook 1893
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Acropora (Eumadrepora)
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Acropora Oken, 1815
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Genus
Paleobiology Database
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Genus
Scleractinia
  • Acropora rongelapensis Richards & Wallace, 2004
Scleractinia
  • Acropora proximalis Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora yongei Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora willisae Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora walindii Wallace, 1999
Scleractinia
  • Acropora verweyi Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora abrolhosensis Veron, 1985
Scleractinia
  • Acropora aculeus (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora arabensis Hodgson & Carpenter, 1995
Scleractinia
  • Acropora aspera (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora austera (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora awi Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Scleractinia
  • Acropora batunai Wallace, 1997
Scleractinia
  • Acropora branchi Riegl, 1995
Scleractinia
  • Acropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora cardenae Wells, 1985
Scleractinia
  • Acropora carduus (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora caroliniana Nemenzo, 1976
Scleractinia
  • Acropora cerealis (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora chesterfieldensis Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora clathrata (Brook, 1891)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora cytherea (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora dendrum (Bassett-Smith, 1890)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora derawanensis Wallace, 1997
Scleractinia
  • Acropora desalwii Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora digitifera (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora divaricata (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora donei Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora downingi Wallace, 1999
Scleractinia
  • Acropora echinata (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora elegans (Milne Edwards, 1860)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora eurystoma (Klunzinger, 1879)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora fenneri Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora filiformis Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora florida (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora gomezi Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora grandis (Brook, 1892)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards, 1860)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora halmaherae Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Scleractinia
  • Acropora hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora hoeksemai Wallace, 1997
Scleractinia
  • Acropora horrida (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora humilis (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora indonesia Wallace, 1997
Scleractinia
  • Acropora insignis Nemenzo, 1967
Scleractinia
  • Acropora intermedia (Brook, 1891)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora jacquelinae Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora japonica Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora kimbeensis Wallace, 1999
Scleractinia
  • Acropora kirstyae Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora kosurini Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora lamarcki Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora latistella (Brook, 1892)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora listeri (Brook, 1893)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora loisetteae Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora lokani Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora longicyathus (Milne Edwards, 1860)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952
Scleractinia
  • Acropora maryae Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1869)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora minuta Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora mirabilis Quelch, 1886
Scleractinia
  • Acropora monticulosa (Brüggemann, 1879)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora mossambica Riegl, 1995
Scleractinia
  • Acropora multiacuta Nemenzo, 1967
Scleractinia
  • Acropora nana (Studer, 1877)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora nasuta (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora natalensis Riegl, 1995
Scleractinia
  • Acropora navini Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora palmerae Wells, 1954
Scleractinia
  • Acropora paniculata Verrill, 1902
Scleractinia
  • Acropora parahemprichii Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora parapharaonis Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora parilis Quelch, 1886
Scleractinia
  • Acropora pectinatus Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora pharaonis (Milne Edwards, 1860)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora pichoni Wallace, 1999
Scleractinia
  • Acropora plumosa Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Scleractinia
  • Acropora polystoma (Brook, 1891)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora prolifera (Lamarck, 1816)
Monthly ARKive text import Genus
Scleractinia
  • Acropora pruinosa (Brook, 1893)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora rambleri Bassett-Smith
Scleractinia
  • Acropora ridzwani Ditlev, 2003
Scleractinia
  • Acropora robusta (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora valenciennesi (Milne Edwards, 1860)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora rosaria (Brook, 1893)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora roseni Wallace, 1999
Scleractinia
  • Acropora turaki Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora rufus Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora russelli Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora samoensis (Brook, 1891)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora sarmentosa (Brook, 1892)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora secale (Studer, 1878)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora selago (Studer, 1878)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora simplex Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Scleractinia
  • Acropora solitaryensis Veron & Wallace, 1984
Scleractinia
  • Acropora sordiensis Riegl, 1995
Scleractinia
  • Acropora spicifera (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora squarrosa (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora striata (Verrill, 1866)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora subglabra (Brook, 1891)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora suharsonoi Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora sukarnoi Wallace, 1997
Scleractinia
  • Acropora tanegashimensis Veron, 1990
Scleractinia
  • Acropora tenella (Brook, 1892)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora tenuis (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora teres (Verrill, 1866)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora torihalimeda Wallace, 1994
Scleractinia
  • Acropora torresiana Veron, 2000
Scleractinia
  • Acropora tortuosa (Dana, 1846)
Scleractinia
  • Acropora tumida Verrill, 1866
Scleractinia
  • Acropora rudis (Rehberg, 1892)
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Acropora
Monthly ARKive text import
Undersea Production test 2 Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Genus

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