WoRMS taxon details

Acropora selago (Studer, 1879)

207040  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207040)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora selago Studer, 1879) Studer, T. (1879). Zweite Abtheilung der Anthozoa Polyactinia, welche während der Reise A. M. S. Corvette Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. <em>Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 1878: 525–550, pls. 1-5. [details]   
Type locality contained in New Ireland Province  
type locality contained in New Ireland Province [details]
Note New Ireland (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality New Ireland (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are caespito-corymbose with thin branches. Radial corallites are scale-like, highly structured and do not have a...  
Description Colonies are caespito-corymbose with thin branches. Radial corallites are scale-like, highly structured and do not have a rosette-like appearance. Polyps are frequently extended during the day. Colour: pale cream or brown. Abundance: Seldom common but occurs in a wide variety of environments from exposed upper reef slopes to turbid lagoons (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora selago (Studer, 1879). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207040 on 2021-10-15
Date
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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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2018-06-29 13:43:59Z
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original description  (of Acropora insignis Nemenzo, 1967) Nemenzo, F. (1967). Systematic studies on Philippine shallow-water scleractinians. VI Suborder Astrocoeniina (Montipora and Acropora). (Part I - Text; Part II - Plates). <em>Natural and Applied Science Bulletin, University of the Philippines.</em> 20: 1-141, 143-223. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora selago Studer, 1879) Studer, T. (1879). Zweite Abtheilung der Anthozoa Polyactinia, welche während der Reise A. M. S. Corvette Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. <em>Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 1878: 525–550, pls. 1-5. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora delicatula 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]   

basis of record Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Sheppard CRC. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 307: 1-32., available online at http:// https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00775630.307.1 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, 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] 

additional source Wallace CC, Done BJ, Muir PR (2012) Revision and catalogue of worldwide staghorn corals Acropora and Isopora (Scleractinia: Acroporidae) in the Museum of Tropical Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 57: 1-255. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are caespito-corymbose with thin branches. Radial corallites are scale-like, highly structured and do not have a rosette-like appearance. Polyps are frequently extended during the day. Colour: pale cream or brown. Abundance: Seldom common but occurs in a wide variety of environments from exposed upper reef slopes to turbid lagoons (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality New Ireland (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese タチハナガサミドリイシ  [details]