Apora polymorpha , nom. illeg.
Apora polymorpha Gunnerus 1768: 71, nom. illeg.
Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1768). Om nogle norske Coraller [On some Norwegian corals]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 4: 38-73, pls 1-4, 8, 10, 11, 15.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Apora.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: a superfluous substitute name for Millepora clacarea Pallas (1766: 265). - (17 Jul 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 22 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2019.