Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893)

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: 74

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Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893)
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Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893) 

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Madrepora glauca Brook, 1893: 164  , pl. 34 fig. D.

Type locality. Western Australia (holotype NHM).

MTQ Holdings. Oman: G40949; Socotra: G56950, G56965, G57408, G57414, G57466; Kenya: G58943; Seychelles: G59444; Sri Lanka: G55227, G56356–61; Bangladesh: G50568–70; Thailand: G32786, G35957, G56010–11, G56136, G56446–47, G56461–64, G56135–36, G59420, G61746; Malaysia: G57752, G59151; Singapore: G41007; Hong Kong: G61785, G61786; Indonesia: G49876 Sumatra; G46700–0 1, G53673 Bali; G61421 Irian Jaya; Australia: G40450, G40453, G47016, G48795– 98, G48800, G48912, G60631, G60635, G60641, G60664, G61678–88, G61690, G64293, G64386, G64391, G64396–97 West; G59657 North; G28198, G50687–89, G57601, G57727, G58003, G58007, G58009, G58016, G58078, G58082, G59008–09 Great Barrier Reef; G14841, G14848–51, G28196–97, G28199–209, G28211–13, G28215–18, G30330, G30332, G30635, G33781, G36151– 62, G36172, G36176, G41071, G41074–76, G41544, G47063–68, G47279–80, G56605, G57496–504, G57824– 25, G58428, G58493, G58506, G58508, G58510–11, G58518, G58853–54, G58856–57, G58859–60, G60086, G60118–29, G60390, G60392–93, G60396–97, G60415, G61752, G63119, G65013–16 South–East; Japan: G36950, G62845–50, G62867–77; Taiwan: G45794–97, G45802–03, G45847, G47606, G47612 East; G27319 Norfolk Is; Papua New Guinea: G53419; Samoa: G41284; Cook Is.: G35698.

Species group: lovelli  .

Description. Colony outline: determinate, predominantly corymbose. Branches: tertiary branching order absent; length: 2 5–50 mm; diameter: 10.0–19.9 mm, axial-dominated, terete; radial crowding: most touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: two synapticular rings; not porous; outer diameter 2.3–4.1 mm; inner diameter 0.9–1.3 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: same on and between radials: reticulate; spinule shape: single point.

Further literature. Nishihira & Veron (1995), Wallace & Wolstenholme (1998), Wallace (1999), Veron (2000), Dai & Horng (2009), Wallace et al. (2009), Turak & DeVantier (2011).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora glauca (Brook, 1893)

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

2012
Loc

Madrepora glauca

Brook 1893: 164

1893