WoRMS taxon details

Acropora elegans (Milne Edwards, 1860)

288200  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288200)

accepted
Species
Acropora (Acropora) elegans (Milne Edwards, 1860) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Acropora (Distichocyathus) elegans (Milne Edwards, 1860) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Acropora magnifica Nemenzo, 1971 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora (Distichocyathus) elegans Milne Edwards, 1860 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madrepora elegans Milne Edwards, 1860 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Madrepora elegans Milne Edwards, 1860) Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora elegans (Milne Edwards, 1860). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288200 on 2022-11-28
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-02-04 19:26:27Z
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2015-11-22 17:30:27Z
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2022-05-17 09:30:20Z
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original description  (of Acropora magnifica Nemenzo, 1971) Nemenzo, F. (1971). Systematic studies on Philippine shallow-water scleractinians: VII. Additional forms. <em>Natural and Applied Science Bulletin, University of the Philippines.</em> 23: 141-209. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora elegans Milne Edwards, 1860) Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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

basis of record 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 Wallace CC. (1994). New species and a new species-group of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia: Astrocoeniina: Acroporidae) from Indo-Pacific locations. <em>Invertebrate Taxonomy.</em> 8(4): 961-988. [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 Santodomingo N, Wallace CC, Johnson KG. (2015). Fossils reveal a high diversity of the staghorn coral genera Acropora and Isopora (Scleractinia: Acroporidae) in the Neogene of Indonesia. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 175: 677-763., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12295 [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): 282-283 [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]   
 
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    Definitions

Nontype (of Madrepora (Distichocyathus) elegans Milne Edwards, 1860) BMNH 93.4.7.168, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Distichocyathus) elegans Milne Edwards, 1860) BMNH 93.4.7.171, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) elegans (Milne Edwards, 1860)) MTQ G55124, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora elegans Milne Edwards, 1860) ZMH, geounit Fijian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]