WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora allingi Hoffmeister, 1925

207192  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207192)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Hoffmeister, J.E. (1925). Some corals from America Samoa and the Fiji Islands. Papers From The Department Of Marine Biology Of The Carnegie Institution Of Washington. 22: 1-90, pls. 1-23. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Samoan Exclusive Economic Zone  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Samoan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Samoa (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Samoa (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are encrusting or have short...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are encrusting or have short irregular lobes with rounded surfaces. Corallites are 3.5-4.5 mm in diameter with walls of interconnected rods and spines and long spine-like septa. A columella is usually present, and is sometimes well developed. Polyps are tightly compacted and long with knobs on tentacle tips. Colour: usually yellow, green or brown with white bases to the tentacles. Abundance: usually uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>)

Similar to Goniopora with day-time feeding polyps (2-3 mm across and with twelve tentacles). Forms encrusting colonies or small lobes. Polyps are pale brown, green or yellow and often have white dashes at the base of each tentacle. The skeleton is highly porous and therefore very light. Habitat: shallow, sheltered reefs. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Alveopora allingi Hoffmeister, 1925. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207192 on 2017-12-16

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1996-10-25 15:03:37Z
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original description Hoffmeister, J.E. (1925). Some corals from America Samoa and the Fiji Islands. Papers From The Department Of Marine Biology Of The Carnegie Institution Of Washington. 22: 1-90, pls. 1-23. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora mortenseni Crossland, 1952) Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257. [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]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora mortenseni Crossland, 1952) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora mortenseni Crossland, 1952) Veron JEN, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are encrusting or have short irregular lobes with rounded surfaces. Corallites are 3.5-4.5 mm in diameter with walls of interconnected rods and spines and long spine-like septa. A columella is usually present, and is sometimes well developed. Polyps are tightly compacted and long with knobs on tentacle tips. Colour: usually yellow, green or brown with white bases to the tentacles. Abundance: usually uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>)

Similar to Goniopora with day-time feeding polyps (2-3 mm across and with twelve tentacles). Forms encrusting colonies or small lobes. Polyps are pale brown, green or yellow and often have white dashes at the base of each tentacle. The skeleton is highly porous and therefore very light. Habitat: shallow, sheltered reefs. (Richmond, 1997) [details]

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

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExodontomolgus communis Kim I.H., 2007 [via synonym] (symbiotic: unspecified type)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontomolgus mundulus Humes, 1974 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanchimolgus parallelus Kim I.H., 2007 [via synonym] (symbiotic: unspecified type)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia mediolobata Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia mediolobata Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia radians Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia radians Humes & Dojiri, 1982 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornet coral  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorエダアワサンゴ  [details]