Acropora plumosa Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998

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: 154

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Acropora plumosa Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
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Acropora plumosa Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998 

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Acropora plumosa Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998: 364  , fig. 160.

Type locality. Talatakoh I., Togian Is., Indonesia.

MTQ Holdings. HOLOTYPE G49733, PARATYPES G49735, G49737 Indonesia; Indonesia: G50934 Taka’ bonerate; G49736 Kalimantan; G49734 Sulawesi; G52420, G52421 Halmahera; Palau: G56882, G56890, G56895; Papua New Guinea: G53453–59, G54651–52; Micronesia: G59252 Pohnpei; Solomon Is.: G58581. Species group: plumosa  .

Description. Colony outline: determinate, predominantly plate. Branches: tertiary branching

order absent; length: 50–100 mm; diameter: 2.5–4.9 mm, axial-dominated, terete; radial crowding: not touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:1 0. Axial corallites: two synapticular rings; not porous; outer diameter 1.2–2.1 mm; inner diameter 0.6–1.2 mm; primary septa to 2/3 R. Radial corallites: medium; two synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: tubular; openings: oval-rounded; primary septa to ¼ R. Coenosteum: same on and between radials: reticulate; spinule shape: blunt irregular. Further literature. Wallace (1999), Veron (2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora plumosa Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998

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

2012
Loc

Acropora plumosa

Wallace & Wolstenholme 1998: 364

1998