Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860)

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: 80

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Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860)
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Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860) 

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Madrepora granulosa Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860: 156  .

Madrepora clavigera Brook, 1892: 455  ; 1893: 183 pl. 9 figs A, A1.

Type locality. Bourbon Islands (La Réunion) (holotype MNHN-SI).

MTQ Holdings. Maldives: G59826, G59993–95, G60297, G60299, G60314, G60346, G60365, G61599–600, G61613, G61616–17, G61635; Chagos: G51349–53, G51755; Sri Lanka: G56332; Thailand: G55927–28; Indonesia: G50411 Sumatra; G50450–51, G51901 Bali; G50418–20 Alor; G51912–13, G48247 Lombok; G51910–11, G51914–17, G54440 Tukangbesi Islands; G50794 Ambon; G50412–13, G50415–16, G51019, G51021, G51191–92, G63323 Flores; G50436, G50439–43, G50446–48, G51022, G51197–99 Kalimantan; G51193 Semau; G35526, G48241–44, G48272–74, G50422–29, G50431–35, G51194–96, G51902–04, G59658, G63339 Sulawesi; G51905–09 Halmahera; G48234–40, G48269– 71 Banda Sea; G50417, G50452 West Timor; G60753, G60760, G60991 Irian Jaya; Australia: G27021, G29255, G29257–60, G29262–63, G29265, G30122, G30124–31, G30787–90, G30792–97, G31102–9, G31179–84, G56923–26, G57041–46, G59019, G62213–14, G62217, G62221, G62228, G62232–33, G62235–36, G62238, G62241, G62249–50, G62253, G62255–56, G62258–62, G62265–68, G62271– 75, G63917–20, G64774 Great Barrier Reef; G30791, G30798, G58044, G60535, G60539, G64783 Coral Sea; South China Sea: G52170–77; Philippines: G41551;

Palau: G63115; Papua New Guinea: G35616, G53079– 94, G53411, G53496–99, G53715–16; Micronesia: G62529 Pohnpei; Solomon Is.: G52108–09, G58582; New Caledonia: G58707, G58736, G59168–69, G61201, G61204; Marshall Is.: G33132, G37973, G56140–41, G57208–18.

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; not porous; outer diameter 1.3–2.8 mm; inner diameter 0.4–0.9 mm; primary septa to ¾ R. Radial corallites: medium; two synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: appressed tubular; openings: oval-rounded; primary septa to ½ R. Coenosteum: same on and between radials: dense spinules; spinule shape: single point.

Further literature. Sheppard & Sheppard (1991), Nishihira & Veron (1995), Wallace & Wolstenholme (1998), Wallace (1999), Veron (2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora granulosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860)

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

2012
Loc

Madrepora clavigera

Brook 1892: 455

1892
Loc

Madrepora granulosa

Milne Edwards & Haime 1860: 156

1860