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Pocillopora verrucosa (Ellis and Solander, 1786)


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Pocillopora verrucosa (Ellis and Solander, 1786)

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Authority reference(s):

Ellis, J. and Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes collected from various parts of the globe. London. 206pp. (For species details see p. 172)

Taxonomic note: A species complex

Taxonomic reference(s):

Veron, J.E.N. and Pichon, M. (1976). Scleractinia of eastern Australia. Part I. Families Thamnasteriidae, Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae. (Townsville, Australia: Australian Institute of Marine Science), 1:1-86.

Dai, C.F. (1989). Scleractinia of Taiwan. I. Families Astrocoeniidae and Pocilloporidae. Acta Oceanographica Taiwanica 22:83-101.

Veron, J.E.N. (2000a). Corals of the World. Townsville: Australian Institute of Marine Science. Volumes 1-3. 1410pp.

Schmidt-Roach, S., Miller, K.J., Lundgren, P. and Andreakis, N. (2014). With eyes wide open: a revision of species within and closely related to the Pocillopora damicornis species complex (Scleractinia; Pocilloporidae) using morphology and genetics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170(1):1-33.

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