Acropora lovelli 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: 120

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Acropora lovelli Veron & Wallace, 1984
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Acropora lovelli Veron & Wallace, 1984 

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Acropora lovelli Veron & Wallace, 1984: 194  , fig. 456. Type locality. Middleton Reef, Coral Sea.

MTQ Holdings. HOLOTYPE G55075 Middleton Reef, Coral Sea; Red Sea: G54850 Eritrea; Mauritius: G54893; Thailand: G32794, G55359, G55381, G59314, G59325–7, G59336; Australia: G38662, G47014, G48782– 88, G55062–63 West; G34138 Great Barrier Reef; G28935–46, G30449–61, G31146, G33186, G33196, G34155–62, G34164–68, G34243, G35990–94, G36620–25, G46936, G52758, G54689, G56973–74, G56978, G58774–76, G59364, G60132–33, G60394, G62824, G64595 South-East; G64589 Coral Sea; Micronesia: G38003 Chuuk; Marshall Is.: G56170–72, G57166–68, G57329–30; Kiribati: G54989; Cook Is.: G35705, G35860; Austral Is.: G35861; Pitcairn Is.: G54620–21. Species group: lovelli  .

Description. Colony outline: determinate, predominantly arborescent. Branches: tertiary

branching order absent; length:>100 mm; diameter: 10.0–19.9 mm, axial-dominated, terete; radial crowding: not touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: two synapticular rings; not porous; outer diameter 2.0–4.3 mm; inner diameter 0.9–1.7 mm; primary septa to ¾ R. Radial corallites: medium; two synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: rounded appressed; openings: ovalrounded; primary septa to ¾ R. Coenosteum: different on and between radials: between radials: reticulate, on radials: reticulo-costate; spinule shape: single point.

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora lovelli Veron & Wallace, 1984

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

2012
Loc

Acropora lovelli

Veron & Wallace 1984: 194

1984