WoRMS taxon details

Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893)

207024  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207024)

accepted
Species
Madrepora anthocercis Brook, 1893 (original combination, basionym)
Madrepora coronata Brook, 1892 (homonymy, synomymy)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Brook G (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   
Description Colonies are thick corymbose plates. Branches are upward-projecting, thick, with several axial corallites which are thick,...  
Description Colonies are thick corymbose plates. Branches are upward-projecting, thick, with several axial corallites which are thick, exsert and tapered. Radial corallites have thick walls. Colour: colonies are a mixture of colours: blue, mauve, purple and grey being the most common. Abundance: Usually uncommon except on upper reef slopes exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207024 on 2018-11-15
Date
action
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
changed
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 (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora anthocercis 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]   

original description  (ofMadrepora coronata Brook, 1892) Brook G (1892) Preliminary descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Part II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 451-465. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora (Polystachys) anthocercis 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, CC. (1999). Staghorn corals of the world: a revision of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia; Astrocoeniina; Acroporidae) worldwide, with emphasis on morphology, phylogeny and biogeography. CSIRO, Collingwood (Australia). pp i-xvii, 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are thick corymbose plates. Branches are upward-projecting, thick, with several axial corallites which are thick, exsert and tapered. Radial corallites have thick walls. Colour: colonies are a mixture of colours: blue, mauve, purple and grey being the most common. Abundance: Usually uncommon except on upper reef slopes exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]

Spelling Spelled A. anthoceris in Sheppard (1987) and Sheppard (1998).
Type locality: Palm Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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Japanese タマユビミドリイシ  [details]