WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1870)

207046  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207046)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora microphthalma Verrill, 1870 (original combination, basionym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A.E. (1870). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. Communications of the Essex Instute, Salem. 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora microphthalma Verrill, 1870) Verrill, A.E. (1870). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. Communications of the Essex Instute, Salem. 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Ryukyu Islands (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Ryukyu Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are arborescent, small, usually forming thickets. Branches are slender and straight. Radial corallites are small,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are arborescent, small, usually forming thickets. Branches are slender and straight. Radial corallites are small, numerous and of the same size. Colour: usually pale grey, sometimes brown or cream. Abundance: occupies most reef environments but is uncommon except on turbid water or in sandy lagoons where colonies frequently exceed 2 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2017). Acropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1870). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207046 on 2018-01-18

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1996-10-25 14:03:33Z
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Garcia, Maria
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original description Verrill, A.E. (1870). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. Communications of the Essex Instute, Salem. 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora inermis (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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora microphthalma Verrill, 1870) Verrill, A.E. (1870). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. Communications of the Essex Instute, Salem. 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora inermis (Brook, 1891)) Veron JEN, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora microphthalma Verrill, 1870) 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are arborescent, small, usually forming thickets. Branches are slender and straight. Radial corallites are small, numerous and of the same size. Colour: usually pale grey, sometimes brown or cream. Abundance: occupies most reef environments but is uncommon except on turbid water or in sandy lagoons where colonies frequently exceed 2 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Ryukyu Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorコエダミドリイシ  [details]