WoRMS taxon details

Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893)

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

accepted
Species
Madrepora anthocercis Brook, 1893 (original combination, basionym)
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]   

(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]   
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.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207024 on 2018-04-23
Date
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
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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 (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]   

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] 

additional source  (ofMadrepora coronata Brook, 1892) Verrill, AE. (1902). Notes on corals of the genus Acropora (Madrepora Lam.) with new descriptions and figures of types, and of several new species. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 11: 207-266. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMadrepora anthocercis Brook, 1893) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]