WoRMS taxon details

Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893)

207024  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207024)

accepted
Species
Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Acropora (Polystachys) anthocercis (Brook, 1893) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madrepora (Polystachys) anthocercis Brook, 1893 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madrepora anthocercis Brook, 1893 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
Madrepora coronata Brook, 1892 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (homonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora (Polystachys) anthocercis 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]   
Description Colonies are thick corymbose plates. Branches are upward-projecting, thick, with several axial corallites which are thick,...  
Description Colonies are thick corymbose plates. Branches are upward-projecting, thick, with several axial corallites which are thick, exsert and tapered. Radial corallites have thick walls. Colour: colonies are a mixture of colours: blue, mauve, purple and grey being the most common. Abundance: Usually uncommon except on upper reef slopes exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207024 on 2024-04-12
Date
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-22 08:21:59Z
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2020-09-05 14:46:27Z
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2022-05-20 07:35:26Z
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original description  (of Madrepora (Polystachys) anthocercis 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]   

original description  (of Madrepora coronata 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]   

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

basis of record Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

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

additional source Cairns, S.D., B.W. Hoeksema & J. van der Land. (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 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.
page(s): 5, 81, 109-110 [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 Pichon, M.; Benzoni, F. (2007). Taxonomic re-appraisal of zooxanthellate Scleractinian Corals in the Maldive Archipelago. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1441: 21–33.
page(s): 27 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Marsh LM. (1988). Hermatypic corals of Western Australia : records and annotated species list. <em>Records Western Australian Museum Supplement.</em> 29: 1-136., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.60555
page(s): 25, 58 [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): 10 [details]   

additional source Fukami H, Niimura A, Nakamori T, Iryu Y. (2021). Species composition and mitochondrial molecular phylogeny of Acropora corals in Funakoshi, Amami-Oshima Island, Japan: A proposal for its new taxonomic grouping. <em>Galaxea, Journal of Coral Reef Studies.</em> 23: 17-35. [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): 368-369 [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28043, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28044, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28045, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28046, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28047, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28048, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28049, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28050, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28051, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28052, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28053, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28054, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28055, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28056, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28057, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28058, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28059, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28060, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28061, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28062, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28063, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28064, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28065, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28171, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28172, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28415, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28416, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28417, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28418, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28419, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28420, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28421, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28422, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28423, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28424, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28425, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28426, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28427, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G28428, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29888, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29889, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29890, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29891, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29892, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29893, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29894, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29895, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29896, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G29897, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30843, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30844, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30845, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30846, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30847, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30848, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30849, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30850 [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30851, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G30852, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G34866, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G36129, geounit Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G38052, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G45871, geounit Taiwanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G45872, geounit Taiwanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G47803, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G48299, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G48700, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G50592, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G50833, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G52255, geounit Taiwanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G52585, geounit Solomon Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G52633, geounit Thailand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53461, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53462, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53463, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53464, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53465, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53466, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53467, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G53468, geounit Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G55021, geounit Kiribati Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G55022, geounit Kiribati Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G55023, geounit Kiribati Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) anthocercis (Brook, 1893)) MTQ G55232, geounit Saudi Arabian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MSI C-876 [details]
Nontype WAM 20-76, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 839-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 876-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Syntype (of Madrepora coronata Brook, 1892) ZMH, geounit Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are thick corymbose plates. Branches are upward-projecting, thick, with several axial corallites which are thick, exsert and tapered. Radial corallites have thick walls. Colour: colonies are a mixture of colours: blue, mauve, purple and grey being the most common. Abundance: Usually uncommon except on upper reef slopes exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]

Spelling Spelled A. anthoceris in Sheppard (1987) and Sheppard (1998).
Type locality: Palm Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese タマユビミドリイシ  [details]