Acropora kirstyae Veron & Wallace, 1984

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: 104

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Acropora kirstyae Veron & Wallace, 1984
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Acropora kirstyae Veron & Wallace, 1984 

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Acropora kirstyae Veron & Wallace, 1984: 247  , figs 593, 596–597.

Type locality. Falcon I., Palm Islands E. Australia.

MTQ Holdings. HOLOTYPE G55077 eastern Australia; Indonesia: G48956–57, G56508, G56621, G58632 Sulawesi; G63167–68 Halmahera; G60776–79, G60794 Irian Jaya; G57100–02 Irian Jaya; Australia: G30072–82, G51298, G58183–97, G58294–96, G58304–14 Great Barrier Reef; Papua New Guinea: G54550; Micronesia: G63125 Pohnpei; Solomon Is.: G58577; New Caledonia: G35610, G40888, G40892, G40895, G58695.

Species group: horrida  .

Description. Colony outline: indeterminate, predominantly arborescent. Branches: tertiary branching order present; length:>1 0 0 mm;

diameter: 5.0–9.9 mm, 50/50 axial/radial, terete; radial crowding: not touching; axial/ radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: two synapticular rings; porous; outer diameter 0.9–1.4 mm; inner diameter 0.2–0.8 mm; primary septa to 2/3 R. Radial corallites: small; two synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: tubular; openings: ovalrounded; primary septa to 1/3 R. Coenosteum: same on and between radials: costate; spinule shape: blunt irregular.

Further literature. Nishihira & Veron (1995), Wallace & Wolstenholme (1998), Wallace (1999), Veron (2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora kirstyae Veron & Wallace, 1984

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

2012
Loc

Acropora kirstyae

Veron & Wallace 1984: 247

1984