Acropora donei 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: 56

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Acropora donei Veron & Wallace, 1984
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Acropora donei Veron & Wallace, 1984 

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Acropora donei Veron & Wallace, 1984: 287  figs 698, 702, 708.

Acropora akajimensis Veron, 1990: 102  figs 7, 9.

Type locality. Turtle Islands, Australia.

MTQ Holdings. HOLOTYPE G55080 Great Barrier Reef, Australia; G32475 A. akajimensis  HOLOTYPE from Japan; Red Sea: G54280–81, G62970 Yemen; Mayotte: G63305–06, G63362; Maldives: G59815–16, G59853, G59974–82, G60323, G60373; Thailand: G56087–89; Malaysia: G57668, G57763 mainland and islands; G53931 Sabah; Indonesia: G50320, G53661 Sumatra; G50326–27 Bali; G48657, G50322, G53662 Alor; G53964 Lomblen; G47511–12 Lombok; G53965 Tukangbesi Islands; G47513 Ambon; G50321 Flores; G50324, G50325 Kalimantan; G47492–510, G47514, G49347, G50323, G53946 Sulawesi; G53947–49, G53962–63 Molucca Sea; G53950–61, G63153 Halmahera; G47491, G48041, G50319 Banda Sea; G48656, G60763–69, G61000 Irian Jaya; Australia: G40855 West; G48126, G48129–30 North; G27120–22, G27125–34, G27136, G27146–51, G27153–56, G27160, G27162, G27164, G27300, G27302, G27306–7, G27379, G29481, G29483, G30738, G31176–78, G35058–59, G35407, G39953, G40961, G47389, G57986, G60597, G64717 Great Barrier Reef; G27123–24, G27158, G29482, G29484, G56607, G58414, G58423, G58500, G60059–60, G64982 South–East; G27305, G57618 Coral Sea; South China Sea: G46827, G52186–89; Japan: G38017, G38019, G38037, G47767– 68, G62854; Taiwan: G43839–40, G45821–23, G45942, G45945, G47591; Palau: G36533, G56635, G60196; Papua New Guinea: G35654, G52940–44, G53598; Micronesia: G36612 Chuuk; G62511–12, G62548, G62551 Pohnpei; G62753 Kosrae; Solomon Is.: G52595, G58595; Chesterfield Atoll: G27303, G27314; Marshall Is.: G37483, G56157, G57242, G57316.

Species group: selago.

Description. Colony outline: determinate, predominantly arborescent-table. Branches: tertiary branching order absent; length: 5 0–100 mm; diameter: 2.5–4.9 mm, 50/50 axial/radial, terete; radial crowding: some touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: two synapticular rings; porous; outer diameter 2.0–4.2 mm; inner diameter 0.8–1.4 mm; primary septa to 2/3 R. Radial corallites: medium; two synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: dimidiate/lipped; openings: cochleariform; primary septa to ½ R. Coenosteum: different on and between radials: between radials: reticulate, on radials: costate; spinule shape: single point. Further literature. 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 donei Veron & Wallace, 1984

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

2012
Loc

Acropora akajimensis

Veron 1990: 102

1990
Loc

Acropora donei

Veron & Wallace 1984: 287

1984