WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora polystoma (Brook, 1891)

207050

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207050

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
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]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora polystoma 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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Mauritius (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mauritius (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are corymbose, with thick irregular...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are corymbose, with thick irregular branches. Radial corallites are very irregular giving a spiny appearance. Colour: cream or yellow. Abundance: uncommon, restricted to upper reef slopes exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mauritius (Veron, 1986).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mauritius (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2013). Acropora polystoma (Brook, 1891). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207050 on 2017-11-17

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1996-10-25 14:03:33Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-08 13:36:39Z
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original description 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 polystoma 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 editorAcropora massawensis von Marenzeller, 1907) Marenzeller, E. von. (1907). Riffkorallen. In: Expeditionen S.M. "Pola" in das Rote Meer. Nördliche und Südliche Hälfte 1895/96 – 1897/98. Zoologische Ergebnisse XXVI. Berichte der Kommission für Ozeanographische Forschungen. Denkschrift Akademischer Wissenschaften. 80: 27-97, pls. 1-29. [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source Lemmens, J.W.T.J. (1993). Reef-building corals (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) from the Watamu Marine National Reserve, Kenya; an annotated species list. Zoologische mededelingen 67, 453-465 [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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora massawensis von Marenzeller, 1907) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora polystoma Brook, 1891) 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 corymbose, with thick irregular branches. Radial corallites are very irregular giving a spiny appearance. Colour: cream or yellow. Abundance: uncommon, restricted to upper reef slopes exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]

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

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorタバネミドリイシ  [details]