WoRMS taxon details

Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892)

207113  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207113)

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 elseyi 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]   

(ofMadrepora (Conocyathus) exilis 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]   

(ofMadrepora (Conocyathus) elseyi 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 are shaped like pine trees, with bottlebrush radiating branches of variable length. Colour: yellow or cream with...  
Description Colonies are shaped like pine trees, with bottlebrush radiating branches of variable length. Colour: yellow or cream with pale branch tips. Abundance: very common and often dominant on fringing reefs of continental islands where it may form extensive monospecific stands. Also common in lagoons on some lower reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Maldives  
Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Maldives [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora elseyi (Brook, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207113 on 2018-12-19
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1997-02-03 11:04:28Z
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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 21:27:13Z
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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 exilis (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  (ofAcropora profusa Nemenzo, 1967) Nemenzo, F. (1967). Systematic studies on Philippine shallow-water scleractinians. VI Suborder Astrocoeniina (Montipora and Acropora). (Part I - Text; Part II - Plates). <em>Natural and Applied Science Bulletin, University of the Philippines.</em> 20: 1-141, 143-223. [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora elseyi 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 exilis 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 (Conocyathus) exilis 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 (Conocyathus) elseyi 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 Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Wallace, CC. (1999). Staghorn corals of the world: a revision of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia; Astrocoeniina; Acroporidae) worldwide, with emphasis on morphology, phylogeny and biogeography. CSIRO, Collingwood (Australia). pp i-xvii, 1-421.  [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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are shaped like pine trees, with bottlebrush radiating branches of variable length. Colour: yellow or cream with pale branch tips. Abundance: very common and often dominant on fringing reefs of continental islands where it may form extensive monospecific stands. Also common in lagoons on some lower reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Maldives [details]

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

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Japanese マルヅツミドリイシ  [details]