Acropora eibli Pillai & Scheer, 1976

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: 62

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Acropora eibli Pillai & Scheer, 1976
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Acropora eibli Pillai & Scheer, 1976 

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Acropora eibli Pillai & Scheer, 1976: 33  , pl. 10.

Type locality. Rasdu Atoll, Maldives (holotype HSMD). MTQ Holdings. Maldives: G60011–14 topotypes from Rasdoo Atoll, Maldives.

Species group: not determined.

Description. Colony outline: determinate, predominantly plate. Branches: tertiary branching order absent; length: 25–50 mm; diameter: 5.0–9.9 mm, 50/50 axial/radial, tapering; radial crowding: not touching; axial/radial ratio:>1:10. Axial corallites: three synapticular rings;

not porous; outer diameter 1.4–1.6 mm; inner diameter 0.6–0.7 mm; primary septa to ½ R. Radial corallites: medium; three synapticular rings; one size or graded; inner wall developed; shape: nariform; openings: round to oval; primary septa to ¾ R. Coenosteum: same on and between radials: reticulate, spinule shape: forked.

Taxonomic note. This species is taken out of the synonymy of A. tenella, following examination of topotypic specimens.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Acroporidae

Genus

Acropora

Loc

Acropora eibli Pillai & Scheer, 1976

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

2012
Loc

Acropora eibli

Pillai & Scheer 1976: 33

1976