Definition of Genus Acropora

1. Noun. Coelenterate genus of order Madreporaria, including staghorn corals.

Exact synonyms: Acropora
Generic synonyms: Coelenterate Genus
Group relationships: Madreporaria, Order Madreporaria
Member holonyms: Stag's-horn Coral, Staghorn Coral

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acropora

genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia
genus Acropora (current term)
genus Acrostichum
genus Actaea
genus Actias
genus Actinia
genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris
genus Actinomyces
genus Actitis
genus Adalia
genus Adansonia
genus Addax
genus Adelges
genus Adenanthera

Literary usage of Genus Acropora

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"Verrill is the author of several interesting memoirs on West Indian, Bermudan and Brazilian cor- als,|| and ' Notes on Corals of the genus Acropora. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"Trans. Conn. Acad. Arts and Sci. Vol. xi, pp. 169-206, Pis. X -XXXV. — VERRILL, AE Notes on Corals of the genus Acropora (Madre- pora Lam. ..."

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