WoRMS taxon details

Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892)

207074  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207074)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Brook G (1892) Preliminary descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Part II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 451-465. [details]   

(ofMadrepora loripes Brook, 1892) Brook G (1892) Preliminary descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Part II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 451-465. [details]   
Note Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies have many shapes and may be bottlebrush, caespitose or plate-like. Corallites may be tabular or have thickened...  
Description Colonies have many shapes and may be bottlebrush, caespitose or plate-like. Corallites may be tabular or have thickened walls becoming tubular. Tubular axial corallites may have no radial corallites on one side. Colour: usually pale blue or brown. Axial corallites are usually whitish. Abundance: Very abundant on upper reef slopes but occurs in a wide range of environments (Veron, 1986).
Habitat: rocks (Kalk, 1959). [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora loripes (Brook, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207074 on 2018-05-25
Date
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-02-04 19:26:27Z
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original description Brook G (1892) Preliminary descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Part II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 451-465. [details]   

original description  (ofAcropora rosaria (Dana, 1846)) Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

original description  (ofAcropora murrayensis (Vaughan, 1918)) Vaughan, T.W. (1918). Some shallow-water corals from Murray Island (Australia), Cocos-Keeling Island, and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. 9 (213): 49-234, pls. 20-93. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora loripes Brook, 1892) Brook G (1892) Preliminary descriptions of new species of Madrepora in the collections of the British Museum. Part II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10: 451-465. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora murrayensis Vaughan, 1918) Vaughan, T. W. (1918). Some shoal-water bottom samples from Murray Island, Australia, and comparisons of them with samples from Florida and the Bahamas. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology 9 - Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication. 213: 235-288. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofMadrepora rosaria Dana, 1846) Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [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]   

basis of record  (ofAcropora murrayensis (Vaughan, 1918)) 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]   

basis of record  (ofAcropora rosaria (Dana, 1846)) Best, W.G., G. Faure & M. Pichon (1980). Contribution to the knowledge of the stony corals from the Seychelles and Eastern Africa. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94,3: 600 - 627. [details]   

additional source  (ofAcropora rosaria (Dana, 1846)) 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  (ofAcropora rosaria (Dana, 1846)) 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  (ofAcropora rosaria (Dana, 1846)) 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  (ofMadrepora rosaria Dana, 1846) 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  (ofMadrepora murrayensis Vaughan, 1918) 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  (ofAcropora murrayensis (Vaughan, 1918)) 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  (ofMadrepora loripes Brook, 1892) 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 have many shapes and may be bottlebrush, caespitose or plate-like. Corallites may be tabular or have thickened walls becoming tubular. Tubular axial corallites may have no radial corallites on one side. Colour: usually pale blue or brown. Axial corallites are usually whitish. Abundance: Very abundant on upper reef slopes but occurs in a wide range of environments (Veron, 1986).
Habitat: rocks (Kalk, 1959). [details]

Type locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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Japanese マルヅツハナガサミドリイシ  [details]