WoRMS taxon details

Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)

206989  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206989)

accepted
Species
Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Acropora attenuata (Brook, 1893) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora muricata var. cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Heteropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Isopora muricata f. cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora attenuata Brook, 1893 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora cervicornis Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
Madrepora muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > superseded combination
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   
Lectotype  (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook,...  
Lectotype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 1843.2.10.71, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Description Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958).  
Description Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206989 on 2023-01-30
Date
action
by
1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-02 08:00:17Z
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2018-08-27 16:36:11Z
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2022-05-29 06:08:19Z
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original description  (of Madrepora cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) Brook G (1893). The genus Madrepora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 1: 1-212, pls. 1-35. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Britton, J.C. & B. Morton, 1989. Shore ecology of the Gulf of Mexico : i-viii, 1-387.
page(s): 276, 344 [details]   

additional source Guzman, H.M., 1998. Diversity of stony, soft and black corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia, Gorgonacea, Antipatharia; Hydrozoa: Milleporina) at Cayos Cochinos, Bay Islands, Honduras. Rev. Biol. Trop. 46 Suppl. 4: 75-80.
page(s): 77 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46.
page(s): 14 [details]   

additional source Karlson, R. H. 1980. Alternative competitive strategies in a periodically disturbed habitat. Bulletin of Marine Science 30(4): 894-890.
page(s): 896 [details]   

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 Cairns SD, Jaap WC, Lang JC. (2009). Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder DL. Camp DK (eds.) Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 333–347. [details]   

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]   

additional source Zlatarski VN, Martinez Estalella N. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. <em>Editions l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, Sofia.</em> 472 pp. [details]   

additional source Cortès, J., Guzmán, H. (1985). Organismos de los arrecifes coralinos de Costa Rica III. Descripcion y distribucion geografica de corales escleractinios (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) de la Costa Caribe. <em>Brenesia.</em> 24: 63-123. [details]   

additional source Pillai CSG. (1972). Stony corals of the seas around India. <em>Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Corals and Coral Reefs, 1969. Marine Biological Association of India Symposium.</em> 5: 191-216.
page(s): 198 [details]   

additional source Reyes J, Santodomingo N, Flórez P. (2010). Corales Escleractinios de Colombia. <em>Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia.</em> pp 1-246. [details]   

additional source Boshoff, P.H. (1981). An annotated checklist of Southern Africa Scleractinia. <em>Oceanographic Research Institute Investigational Report, Durban.</em> 49: 1-45.
page(s): 11 [details]   

additional source den Hartog, J. C. (1980). Caribbean Shallow Water Corallimorpharia. Zoologische Verhandelingen, (176): 83 pp.
page(s): 68, 70 [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume I: Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 1, pp. 463.
page(s): 206-207 [details]   

additional source Zlatarski, V. N.; Estalella, N. M. (1980). Scleractinia of Cuba with data on the constituent organisms [in Bulgarian]. Bulgarian Academy of Science. Sophia., pp. 312.
page(s): 25, 26, 30-34, 35, 39, 192-196, 199-201, 203-213, 215, 217-231, 233-235, 237, 240, 241, 243-248, 250, 296, 299 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S. D. (1982). Stony corals (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa, Scleractinia) of Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington., chapter 17, pp. 271-302
page(s): 272, 276-277, Plate 2, Figure 121d [details]   

additional source Miller, A. C. (1981). Cnidarian prey of the snails Coralliophila abbreviata and C. caribaea (Gastropoda: Muricidae) in Discovery Bay, Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science, 31(4): 932-934
page(s): 933, 934 [details]   

additional source Laborel, J. (1970). Les peuplements de madréporaires des côtes tropicales du Brésil. Annales de l'Université d'Abidjan, 2, E, (3): 7-261
page(s): 182 [details]   

additional source Wilson, J. B. (1979). 'Patch' development of the deep-water coral Lophelia pertusa (L.) on Rockall Bank. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 59, 165-177
page(s): 174 [details]   

additional source Lasker, H. R. (1983). Vegetative reproduction in the octocoral Briareum asbestinum (Pallas). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 72, 157-169
page(s): 157, 161, 163 [details]   

additional source Lasker, H. R.; Coffroth, M. (1983). Octocoral distributions at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 13, 21-28
page(s): 22 [details]   

additional source Fautin, D. G. (1997). Cnidarian reproduction: assumptions and their implications. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Coelenterate Biology, 151-162
page(s): 156 [details]   

additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
page(s): 293 [details]   

additional source Kühlmann, D. H. H. (2006). Die Steinkorallensammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) nebst ökologischen Bemerkungen. Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften, 13, 37-113
page(s): 61, 69, 111 [details]   

additional source Palincsar, E. E.; Jones, W. R.; Palincsar, J. S.; Glogowski, M. A.; Mastro, J. L. (1989). Bacterial aggregates within the epidermis of the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida. Biological Bulletin, 177, 130-140
page(s): 130 [details]   

additional source Almy CC, Carrión-Torres C. (1963). Shallow water stony corals of Puerto Rico. <em>Caribbean Journal of Science.</em> 3: 269-279. [details]   

additional source Sánchez M, Armando J. (1995). Benthic communities and geomorphology of the Tesoro Island coral reef, Colombian Caribbean. <em>Boletín de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras-INVEMAR,.</em> 24(1):.55-77. [details]   

additional source Zlatarski V. (1972). Sobre la fauna coralina de Cuba. <em>Circulares del Museo y Biblioteca de Zoologia de la Habana.</em> 13(351): 1501-1507. [details]   
 
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    Definitions

Lectotype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 1843.2.10.71, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G33177, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G33178, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36774, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36775, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36776, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36777, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36778, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36779, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36780, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36781, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36782, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G36796, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G40919, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G40920, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G48425, geounit Mexican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51799, geounit Panamanian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51960, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51961, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51962, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51963, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51964, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54476, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54478, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54479, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54480, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54481, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54482, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54483, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54484, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54485, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54486, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54487, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54488, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54489, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 80.11.25.17, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 86.12.9.282, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 91.1.20.1, geounit Barbados Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 91.1.20.2, geounit Barbados Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 92.6.8.210, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 92.6.8.212, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 92.6.8.214, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 93.4.7.25, geounit Saint Kitts and Nevis Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype NMSR I/383/E3 [details]
Nontype NMSR K 61 [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 43.2.10.70, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 43.2.10.72, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 43.2.10.73, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 43.2.10.74, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 93.4.7.142, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 93.4.7.143, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 93.4.7.144, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 93.4.7.145, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) attenuata Brook, 1893) BMNH 93.4.7.146, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Madrepora cervicornis Lamarck, 1816) MRSN 412, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
LanguageName 
English staghorn coral  [details]
German Hirschgeweihkoralle  [details]
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