WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora palmerae Wells, 1954

207049  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207049)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Wells, J. W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. Bikini and nearby atolls, Part 2, Oceanography (Biology). U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers. 260-1, pls. 94-185. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are encrusting with or without short...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are encrusting with or without short irregularly shaped branches. Radial corallites are mostly rasp-like except that they face in different directions. Colour: greenish- or pinkish-brown. Abundance: Very rare, except on some outer reefs. Restricted to intertidal reef flats exposed to extreme wave action where colonies may exceed 2 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2013). Acropora palmerae Wells, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207049 on 2017-12-18

Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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 Wells, J. W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. Bikini and nearby atolls, Part 2, Oceanography (Biology). U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers. 260-1, pls. 94-185. [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] 

source of synonymy Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [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 encrusting with or without short irregularly shaped branches. Radial corallites are mostly rasp-like except that they face in different directions. Colour: greenish- or pinkish-brown. Abundance: Very rare, except on some outer reefs. Restricted to intertidal reef flats exposed to extreme wave action where colonies may exceed 2 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]

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

LanguageName 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorマツカサミドリイシ  [details]