WoRMS taxon details

Acropora microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834)

207101  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207101)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Heteropora microclados Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   
Note unrecorded (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are corymbose plates with branches up to 10 mm thick which are tapering, evenly spaced and curving upward to a...  
Description Colonies are corymbose plates with branches up to 10 mm thick which are tapering, evenly spaced and curving upward to a uniform height. Colour: always a distinctive pale pinky brown. Pale-grey tentacles are often extended during the day. Abundance: uncommon except on some upper reef slopes. Colonies are up to approximately 1 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora microclados (Ehrenberg, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207101 on 2021-10-21
Date
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1997-06-07 07:51:36Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-22 21:15:13Z
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2018-07-01 10:55:47Z
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original description  (of Heteropora microclados Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora assimilis 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]   

basis of record Faure, G. (1977). Annotated checklist of the corals in the Mascarene Archipelago, Indian Ocean. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 203: 1-26. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 corymbose plates with branches up to 10 mm thick which are tapering, evenly spaced and curving upward to a uniform height. Colour: always a distinctive pale pinky brown. Pale-grey tentacles are often extended during the day. Abundance: uncommon except on some upper reef slopes. Colonies are up to approximately 1 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese マツバミドリイシ/ホソヅツハナガサミドリイシ  [details]