Pocillopora polymorpha Ehrenberg 1834: 353
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen,
und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. 1. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1832(1): 225-380.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pocillopora is .
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: superfluous substitute name. - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.