Acropora jacquelineae Wallace, 1994

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: 98

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Acropora jacquelineae Wallace, 1994
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Acropora jacquelineae Wallace, 1994 

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Acropora jacquelineae Wallace, 1994: 970  , figs 9, 10.

Type locality. Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea.

MTQ Holdings. HOLOTYPE G35631, PARATYPE G39734, Papua New Guinea; Indonesia: G48488 Flores; G48810–20, G50553–54, G51778, G55411–14 Sulawesi; G51739–41, G52411 Halmahera; G60739–42 Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea: G52978–98, G53441, G59108–09, G59705; Micronesia: G62515 Pohnpei; Solomon Is.: G57915, G58590.

Species group: loripes.

Description. Colony outline: indeterminate, predominantly plate. Branches: tertiary branching order absent; length: <25 mm; diameter: 2.5–4.9 mm, 50/50 axial/radial, terete; radial crowding: not touching; axial/radial ratio: <1:10. Axial corallites: two synapticular rings; porous; outer diameter 0.7–1.2 mm; inner diameter 0.1–0.5 mm; primary septa to ½ R. Radial corallites: medium; two synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: appressed tubular; openings: oval-rounded; primary septa absent. Coenosteum: same on and between radials: open spinules; spinule shape: blunt irregular.

Further literature. Wallace (1997, 1999), Wallace & Wolstenholme (1998), Veron (2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora jacquelineae Wallace, 1994

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

2012
Loc

Acropora jacquelineae

Wallace 1994: 970

1994