Definition of Madrepora. Meaning of Madrepora. Synonyms of Madrepora

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Definition of Madrepora

Madrepora
Madrepora Mad`re*po"ra, n. [NL. See Madre?ore.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of reef corals abundant in tropical seas. It includes than one hundred and fifty species, most of which are elegantly branched. -- Mad`re*po"ral, a.

Meaning of Madrepora from wikipedia

- Madrepora ("mother of pores") is a genus of stony corals, often found forming reefs or islands in tropical locations. The names Madrepore and Madreporaria...
- Madrepora oculata, also called zigzag coral, is a stony coral that is found worldwide outside of the polar regions, growing in deep water at depths of...
- (Lamarck, 1816) Madrepora muricata palmata Lamarck, 1816 Madrepora alces Dana, 1846 Madrepora cornuta Duch****aing & Michelotti, 1860 Madrepora flabellum Lamarck...
- Madrepora cristata is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to two species of corals: Lobophyllia hemprichii as described by Esper, 1789 Pavona...
- Ehrenberg, 1834 Madrepora (Conocyathus) Brook, 1893 Madrepora (Distichocyathus) Brook, 1893 Madrepora (Eumadrepora) Brook, 1893 Madrepora (Lepidocyathus)...
- Madrepora tenuis is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to two species of corals: Acropora tenuis as described by Dana, 1846 Madrepora oculata...
- Madrepora corymbosa is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to two species of corals: Acropora cytherea as described by Lamarck, 1816 Lobophyllia...
- Madrepora aspera is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to two species of corals: Acropora aspera as described by Dana, 1846 Echinophyllia aspera...
- Madrepora echinata is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to two species of corals: Acropora echinata as described by Dana, 1846 Ctenactis echinata...
- muricata cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) Madrepora muricata cervicornis Lamarck, 1816 Madrepora attenuata Brook, 1893 Madrepora cervicornis Lamarck, 1816...