Acropora hoeksemai Wallace, 1997

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: 86

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Acropora hoeksemai Wallace, 1997
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Acropora hoeksemai Wallace, 1997 

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Acropora hoeksemai Wallace, 1997: 40  , figs 11, 14D.

Type locality. Bunaken I., Sulawesi, Indonesia.

MTQ Holdings. HOLOTYPE G48984; PARATYPES G35967, G48476–79, G48481–86, G48982–83, G48985–87, G48989, G48991, G48993 Indonesia; Maldives: G60319; Thailand: G54839, G56000–01, G59320, G59398, G59400, G59412; Malaysia: G54995, G57655, G57683, G57686, G57689, G57761, G59149; Indonesia: G59198 Java; G49004, G49358 Bali; G50976–80, G51069 Nusa Tenggara; G48483–86, G48992, G49000, G49355–56 Alor; G35961, G35967 Maluku; G48476–79, G48991, G49357 Flores; G48985–90, G48994, G49002 Kalimantan; G48983, G48993, G49719, G53766, G53937–41, G53945 Sulawesi; G53765, G53767, G53942 Molucca Sea; G52410, G53943–44 Halmahera; G48982 Banda Sea; G48481–82 West Timor; G60730, G60733, G61052 Irian Jaya; Australia: G60504 North; Papua New Guinea: G35827.

Species group: divaricata  .

Description. Colony outline: determinate, predominantly corymbose. Branches: tertiary branching order absent; length: 5 0–100 mm; diameter: 5.0–9.9 mm, radial-dominated, terete; radial crowding: some touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: three synapticular rings; not porous; outer diameter 2.0–2.6 mm; inner diameter 0.6–1.1 mm; primary septa to ¾ R. Radial corallites: medium; three synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: nariform; openings: dimidiate; primary septa to 1/3 R. Coenosteum: different on and between radials: between radials: reticulate, on radials: reticulo-costate; spinule shape: forked. Further literature. Wallace & Wolstenholme (1998), Wallace (1999), Veron (2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora hoeksemai Wallace, 1997

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

2012
Loc

Acropora hoeksemai

Wallace 1997: 40

1997