Acropora lokani 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: 114

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Acropora lokani Wallace, 1994
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Acropora lokani Wallace, 1994 

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Acropora lokani Wallace, 1994: 975  fig. 16.

Type locality. West New Britain, Papua New Guinea. MTQ Holdings. HOLOTYPE G39884 Papua New Guinea; PARATYPES G40018, G41129 Sabah, Malaysia; Indonesia: G48267 Lombok; G60762 Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea: G53509–17; Micronesia: G59268– 69, G62516, G62586, G62685 Pohnpei; Solomon Is.: G57916.

Species group: loripes.

Description. Colony outline: indeterminate, predominantly corymbose. 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: three synapticular rings; not porous; outer diameter 2.2–2.6 mm; inner diameter 0.6–0.9 mm; primary septa to 2/3 R. Radial corallites: medium; three synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: appressed tubular; openings: ovalrounded; primary septa to 1 R. Coenosteum: same on and between radials: dense spinules; spinule shape: elaborate.

Further literature. Wallace (1999), Veron (2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora lokani Wallace, 1994

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

2012
Loc

Acropora lokani

Wallace 1994: 975

1994