Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834)

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: 128

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scientific name

Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834)
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Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) 

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Heteropora millepora Ehrenberg, 1834: 109. 

Madrepora convexa Dana, 1846: 449  .

Madrepora prostrata Dana, 1846: 447  , pl. 33 fig. 1.

Madrepora rubra Studer, 1878: 529. 

Madrepora squamosa Brook, 1892: 463  ; 1893: 120, pl. 20 fig. B.

Acropora singularis Nemenzo, 1967: 91  pl. 26 fig. 5.

Acropora librata Nemenzo, 1967: 121  , pl. 34 figs 1–2.

Type locality. not recorded (holotype MNB).

MTQ Holdings. Red Sea: G54710 Yemen; Socotra: G56947–48; Maldives: G59769–72, G61621–22, G61632; Thailand: G35955, G55916–21, G56004, G59397; Malaysia: G41144 Sabah; Singapore: G41008, G41026–27, G41033–34, G45888; Indonesia: G32838, G32845, G59196 Java; G46987, G46989, G50006, G53729 Bali; G50950–51 Nusa Tenggara; G50004–05, G50017 Alor; G49796–802 Riau; G50949 Taka’bonerate; G50759 Seribu Is; G47030, G50776, G50835 Ambon; G49999– 50002, G50015, G50091 Flores; G35583, G39795, G39809–11, G39821, G50011, G50019 Kalimantan; G35413, G48043–48, G50007–10, G50018, G50089–90, G50777–78, G54311 Sulawesi; G53730–34, G54312 Halmahera; G46969–73 Banda Sea; G50003, G50016 West Timor; Australia: G36783, G38664, G40781, G48770–74, G49998, G51544, G52478–89, G52652–57, G52716–18, G61087 West; G48124, G48128, G51263– 64, G58975, G58984–85 North; G27017, G27041, G27092, G27684, G28390–91, G28393, G28395–97, G28400–01, G28404–0 5, G28407–08, G28410, G28412, G28414, G29170–83, G29185–92, G29194–99, G29874, G29877–83, G29885–87, G30010, G30012, G30014–17, G30022, G30024, G31166, G31168, G32451–52, G32458, G34235, G35724, G36101, G37356–57, G37391, G40874, G40900–01, G40962–67, G40998–99, G41001–0 2, G41095, G46026–27, G46030–32, G46036, G46424–27, G46584, G46964–65, G48358–61, G48363, G48365, G49234, G49240, G57536, G57551, G58166, G58208–20, G58243,

G58262, G58266–67, G58279–81, G58297, G58319–22, G58354, G58357–58, G58366–67, G58376, G58904, G60224, G62285, G63893, G64743 Great Barrier Reef; G30011, G30013, G30018–21, G30025, G58415 South- East; G29193, G33466, G33521 Coral Sea; South China Sea: G52262–63, G52356; Japan: G35490, G38025, G47781, G62338; Taiwan: G45838; Philippines: G45874; Papua New Guinea: G35619, G52875–94, G52896–915, G53564, G59117; Solomon Is.: G59038, G35606; New Caledonia: G33104, G34952, G58720, G58731, G58734, G61220; Chesterfield Atoll: G28402, G29884, G38169; Marshall Is.: G33120, G37986; Fiji: G11033–43.

Species group: aspera  .

Description. Colony outline: determinate, predominantly corymbose. Branches: tertiary branching order absent; length: 2 5–50 mm; diameter: 5.0–9.9 mm, axial-dominated, terete; radial crowding: most touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: three synapticular rings; porous; outer diameter 1.2–3.9 mm; inner diameter 0.4–1.6 mm; primary septa to ½ R. Radial corallites: medium; two synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall not developed; shape: dimidiate/lipped; openings: horizontal lip; primary septa to 2/3 R. Coenosteum: different on and between radials: between radials: reticulate, on radials: costate; spinule shape: single point.

Further literature. Nishihira & Veron (1995), Wallace & Wolstenholme (1998), Wallace (1999), Veron (2000), Dai & Horng (2009), Turak & DeVantier (2011).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834)

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

2012
Loc

Acropora singularis

Nemenzo 1967: 91

1967
Loc

Acropora librata

Nemenzo 1967: 121

1967
Loc

Madrepora squamosa

Brook 1892: 463

1892
Loc

Madrepora convexa

Dana 1846: 449

1846
Loc

Madrepora prostrata

Dana 1846: 447

1846