WoRMS taxon details

Anacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884

212177  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212177)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Ridley, S.O. (1884). On the classificatory value of growth and budding in the Madreporaria and on a new genus illustrating this point. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 5th Series. 13: 284-291. [details]   
Type locality contained in Cocos Islands  
type locality contained in Cocos Islands [details]
Note Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Branches are widely spaced, less than 1-10 mm in diameter, tapering, with blunt tips. Spinules are distributed evenly on...  
Description Branches are widely spaced, less than 1-10 mm in diameter, tapering, with blunt tips. Spinules are distributed evenly on the coenosteum. Colour: Pale brown with white branch tips. Abundance: rare, but more abundant than other Anacropora. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Anacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212177 on 2018-05-20
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1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-18 08:04:27Z
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original description Ridley, S.O. (1884). On the classificatory value of growth and budding in the Madreporaria and on a new genus illustrating this point. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 5th Series. 13: 284-291. [details]   

original description  (ofAnacropora erecta Bernard, 1897) Bernard H (1897). The genus Montipora, The genus Anacropora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 3: 1-192, pls. 1-33. [details]   

original description  (ofAnacropora reptans Bernard, 1897) Bernard H (1897). The genus Montipora, The genus Anacropora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 3: 1-192, pls. 1-33. [details]   

original description  (ofAnacropora gracilis Quelch, 1886) Quelch, J.J. 1886. Report on the reef-corals collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. — Rep. Sci. Results Voyage H.M.S. Challenger Zoology 16 (3): 1-203, pls. 1-12. [details]   

original description  (ofAnacropora solida Quelch, 1886) Quelch, J.J. 1886. Report on the reef-corals collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–79. Zoology 16 (3): 1-203, pls. 1-12. [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [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, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAnacropora reptans Bernard, 1897) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAnacropora erecta Bernard, 1897) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAnacropora solida Quelch, 1886) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

additional source  (ofAnacropora gracilis Quelch, 1886) Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAnacropora gracilis Quelch, 1886) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Branches are widely spaced, less than 1-10 mm in diameter, tapering, with blunt tips. Spinules are distributed evenly on the coenosteum. Colour: Pale brown with white branch tips. Abundance: rare, but more abundant than other Anacropora. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Cocos-Keeling Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English false flower coral  [details]
Japanese マイクロトゲミドリイシ  [details]