Acropora pruinosa (Brook, 1893)

Wallace, Carden C., Done, Barbara J. & Muir, Paul R., 2012, Revision and catalogue of worldwide staghorn corals Acropora and Isopora (Scleractinia: Acroporidae) in the Museum of Tropical Queensland, Memoirs of the Queensland Museu Nature 57, pp. 1-258: 160

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.2163512

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AA87CA-FF4A-FF1E-FE47-FF30FBA34A69

treatment provided by

PlaziZenodoSync

scientific name

Acropora pruinosa (Brook, 1893)
status

 

Acropora pruinosa (Brook, 1893) 

( Fig. 78View FIG. 78)

Madrepora pruinosa Brook, 1893: 72  , pl. 34 fig. B.

Type locality. Korea Straits (lectotype NHM).

MTQ Holdings. Hong Kong: G61791–94; Japan: G62835, G62894–03.

Species group: not determined.

Description. Colony outline: indeterminate, predominantly caespitose to arborescent. Branches: tertiary branching order absent; length: 25–50 mm; diameter: 5.0–9.9 mm, 50/50 axial/radial, tapering; radial crowding: some touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: three synapticular rings; porous; outer diameter 2.1–3.1 mm; inner diameter 1.1–1.6 mm; primary septa 2/3 to 1 R. Radial corallites: small; one size or graded; inner wall not developed; shape: appressed tubular; openings: round; primary septa: 2/3 to 1 R. Coenosteum: same on and between radials: reticulate; shape: single point. Taxonomic note. This species was not included in Wallace (1999) as no specimens were available. To date, its distribution records are limited to Korea, Japan and Hong Kong.

Further literature: Veron & Nishihira (1995), Veron (2000), Chan et al. (2004), Nakamura et al. (2004}, Nomura & Mezaki (2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora pruinosa (Brook, 1893)

Wallace, Carden C., Done, Barbara J. & Muir, Paul R. 2012

2012
Loc

Madrepora pruinosa

Brook 1893: 72

1893