Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758,

M. P. Oliveira 1,16, S P. Miranda 2, *,, Es W. Mianzan 10,, Ro E. Migotto 11,, Ne B. Nascimento 2,11, Eli Nogueira Júnior 12,, Er Quiñones 13,, Izio Scarabino 14,, Tín Schiariti 10,, Io N. Stampar 15,, Tronolone 2, , Quíria B. & Onio C. Marques 2,11, 2016, Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters, Zootaxa 4194 (1), pp. 1-256: 43

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Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758
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Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758 

Synonyms in the area: Millepora alcicornis var. cellulosa Verrill, 1868  [polyp]; Branner 1904; Millepora alcicornis var. digitata  —Verrill 1868; Branner 1904 [polyp]; Millepora alcicornis var. fenestrata  —Verrill 1868; Branner 1904 [polyp].

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, from 0.4°S to 23.50°S (Hartt 1868; Verrill 1868; Branner 1904; Laborel 1969a; Weerdt 1984; Pires et al. 1992; Hetzel & Castro 1994; Castro et al. 1995; Amaral 1997; Amaral et al. 1997, 2002a, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009; Calder & Maÿal 1998; Kelmo & Santa Isabel 1998; Hudson et al. 1999, abstract; Castro & Pires 2001; Castro & Segal 2001; Migotto et al. 2002; Ramos et al. 2009; Gondim et al. 2011; Leal et al. 2013; Dias & Gondim 2016).

Habitat: polyp—on calcareous and other algae, mud, gorgonians, Millepora  sp. skeleton sandstone reef, and scleractinian Agaricia agaricites  (Amaral 1997; Calder & Maÿal 1998; Amaral et al. 2008).