WoRMS taxon details

Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891)

207015  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207015)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Brook G (1891) Descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 458-471. [details]   

(ofMadrepora pulchra Brook, 1891) Brook G (1891) Descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 458-471. [details]   

(ofAcropora (Eumadrepora) pulchra Brook, 1891) Brook G (1891) Descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 458-471. [details]   
Type locality contained in Cocos Islands  
type locality contained in Cocos Islands [details]
Note Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are arborescent to caespito-corymbose. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, are widely spaced and small, with...  
Description Colonies are arborescent to caespito-corymbose. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, are widely spaced and small, with projecting lower lips. Colour: pale to dark brown or blue, often with pale-blue tips. Abundance: uncommon, restricted to shallow back-reef margins where it occurs with A. aspera (Veron, 1986). [details]
Traits (2018). Acropora pulchra (Brook, 1891). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207015 on 2018-02-19
Date
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by
1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-22 08:21:59Z
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original description Brook G (1891) Descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 458-471. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora pulchra Brook, 1891) Brook G (1891) Descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 458-471. [details]   

original description  (ofAcropora (Eumadrepora) pulchra Brook, 1891) Brook G (1891) Descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 458-471. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora pulchra var. alveolata Brook, 1893) Brook G (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source Wallace, C.C., 1999. Staghorn corals of the world: a revision of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia; Astrocoeniina; Acroporidae) worldwide, with emphasis on morphology, phylogeny and biogeography. : i-xviii, 1-421. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofMadrepora pulchra Brook, 1891) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

new combination reference  (ofAcropora (Eumadrepora) pulchra Brook, 1891) Vaughan, T.W. (1918). Some shallow-water corals from Murray Island (Australia), Cocos-Keeling Island, and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. 9 (213): 49-234, pls. 20-93. [details]   

additional source  (ofMadrepora pulchra Brook, 1891) Wallace, C.C., 1999. Staghorn corals of the world: a revision of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia; Astrocoeniina; Acroporidae) worldwide, with emphasis on morphology, phylogeny and biogeography. : i-xviii, 1-421. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMadrepora pulchra var. alveolata Brook, 1893) Vaughan, T.W. (1918). Some shallow-water corals from Murray Island (Australia), Cocos-Keeling Island, and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. 9 (213): 49-234, pls. 20-93. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are arborescent to caespito-corymbose. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, are widely spaced and small, with projecting lower lips. Colour: pale to dark brown or blue, often with pale-blue tips. Abundance: uncommon, restricted to shallow back-reef margins where it occurs with A. aspera (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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