WoRMS taxon details

Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816)

288227  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288227)

accepted
Species
Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Acropora (Eumadrepora) muricata var. palmata Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Acropora alces (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora flabellum (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora muricata var. alces (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora muricata var. cornuta (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora muricata var. flabellum (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora muricata var. palmata (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Acropora muricata var. palmata palmatoprolifera Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora muricata var. palmata surculopalmata Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Acropora muricata var. perampla (Horn, 1861) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Heteropora flabellum (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted (synonymy)
Heteropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Isopora muricata f. palmata (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora alces Dana, 1846 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Madrepora cornuta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora flabellum Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Madrepora muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madrepora palmata Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
Madrepora perampla Horn, 1861 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Madrepora thomasiana Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora palmata Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1818). <i>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres</i>. Tome 5. Paris: Deterville/Verdière, 612 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/46337 [details]   
Lectotype  (of Madrepora cornuta Duchassaing &...  
Lectotype (of Madrepora cornuta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 499, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora palmata (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288227 on 2022-10-05
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-02 08:00:17Z
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original description  (of Madrepora palmata Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1818). <i>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres</i>. Tome 5. Paris: Deterville/Verdière, 612 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/46337 [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora flabellum Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora cornuta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Madrepora thomassiana Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Madrepora perampla Horn, 1861) Horn, G.H. (1861). Description of new corals in the Museum of the Academy. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 1860: 435. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora alces Dana, 1846) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]   

original description  (of Acropora palmata f. erecta Kühlmann, 1975) Kühlmann, D.H.H. (1975). Characterization of the coral reefs off Veracruz/Mexico. <em>Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie.</em> 60(4): 495-521., available online at https://doi.org/10.1002/iroh.19750600404 [details]   

original description  (of Acropora palmata f. retroflexa Kühlmann, 1975) Kühlmann, D.H.H. (1975). Characterization of the coral reefs off Veracruz/Mexico. <em>Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie.</em> 60(4): 495-521., available online at https://doi.org/10.1002/iroh.19750600404 [details]   

original description  (of Acropora palmata f. crustosa Kühlmann, 1975) Kühlmann, D.H.H. (1975). Characterization of the coral reefs off Veracruz/Mexico. <em>Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie.</em> 60(4): 495-521., available online at https://doi.org/10.1002/iroh.19750600404 [details]   

original description  (of Acropora muricata var. palmata palmatoprolifera Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Acropora muricata var. palmata surculopalmata Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Acropora muricata var. flabellum flabelloprolifera Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Acropora muricata var. alcesperampla Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora thomasiana Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Jaap WC, Lang JC. (2009). Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder DL. Camp DK (eds.) Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 333–347. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Wallace CC, Done BJ, Muir PR (2012) Revision and catalogue of worldwide staghorn corals Acropora and Isopora (Scleractinia: Acroporidae) in the Museum of Tropical Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 57: 1-255. [details]   

additional source Zlatarski VN, Martinez Estalella N. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. <em>Editions l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, Sofia.</em> 472 pp. [details]   

additional source Grajales V.A., Aguilar C., Sánchez J. (2007). Phylogenetic reconstruction using secondary structures of Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2, rDNA): finding the molecular and morphological gap in Caribbean gorgonian corals. <em>BMC Evolutionary Biology 7: 90.</em>
page(s): 6 [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV, Stolarski J, Cairns SD, Benzoni F, Stake JL, Miller DJ. (2012). The first modern solitary Agariciidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) revealed by molecular and microstructural analysis. <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 26 (3): 303-315., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/is11053
page(s): 305, 307 [details]   

additional source Cortès, J., Guzmán, H. (1985). Organismos de los arrecifes coralinos de Costa Rica III. Descripcion y distribucion geografica de corales escleractinios (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) de la Costa Caribe. <em>Brenesia.</em> 24: 63-123. [details]   

additional source Reyes J, Santodomingo N, Flórez P. (2010). Corales Escleractinios de Colombia. <em>Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia.</em> pp 1-246. [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume I: Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 1, pp. 463.
page(s): 202-203 [details]   

additional source Fautin, D. G.; Bucklin, A. (1988). Anthozoan dominated benthic environments. volume 3, pp. 231-236
page(s): 234 [details]   

additional source Zlatarski, V. N.; Estalella, N. M. (1980). Scleractinia of Cuba with data on the constituent organisms [in Bulgarian]. Bulgarian Academy of Science. Sophia., pp. 312.
page(s): 17, 26, 30, 34-38, 39, 192-200. 208-211, 214, 215, 218-222, 224-227, 229-231, 233, 234, 240-248, 250, 296, 307 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S. D. (1982). Stony corals (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa, Scleractinia) of Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington., chapter 17, pp. 271-302
page(s): 272, 276-277, Plate 3, Figure 121b,c [details]   

additional source Miller, A. C. (1981). Cnidarian prey of the snails Coralliophila abbreviata and C. caribaea (Gastropoda: Muricidae) in Discovery Bay, Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science, 31(4): 932-934
page(s): 933 [details]   

additional source Laborel, J. (1970). Les peuplements de madréporaires des côtes tropicales du Brésil. Annales de l'Université d'Abidjan, 2, E, (3): 7-261
page(s): 182, 183, 191, 216 [details]   

additional source Lasker, H. R. (1983). Vegetative reproduction in the octocoral Briareum asbestinum (Pallas). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 72, 157-169
page(s): 161 [details]   

additional source Baker, A. C.; Romanski, A. M. (2007). Multiple symbiotic partnerships are common in scleractinian corals, but not in octocorals: comment on Goulet (2006). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 335, 237-242
page(s): 238 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G. B.; Schuhmacher, H. (1996). Significance of different traits of soft-coral assemblages (Octocorallia, Alcyoniina) in benthic reef communities of the Red Sea. Göttinger Arbeiten zur Geologie Paläontologie, Sb2, 77-84
page(s): 78, 81, 82 [details]   

additional source Severance, E. G.; Karl, S. A. (2006). Contrasting population genetic structures of sympatric, mass-spawning Caribbean corals. Marine Biology, 150, 57-68
page(s): 58 [details]   

additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
page(s): 291, 293 [details]   

additional source Kühlmann, D. H. H. (2006). Die Steinkorallensammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) nebst ökologischen Bemerkungen. Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften, 13, 37-113
page(s): 61, 73, 112 [details]   

additional source Palincsar, E. E.; Jones, W. R.; Palincsar, J. S.; Glogowski, M. A.; Mastro, J. L. (1989). Bacterial aggregates within the epidermis of the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida. Biological Bulletin, 177, 130-140
page(s): 130 [details]   

additional source Almy CC, Carrión-Torres C. (1963). Shallow water stony corals of Puerto Rico. <em>Caribbean Journal of Science.</em> 3: 269-279. [details]   

additional source Sánchez M, Armando J. (1995). Benthic communities and geomorphology of the Tesoro Island coral reef, Colombian Caribbean. <em>Boletín de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras-INVEMAR,.</em> 24(1):.55-77. [details]   

additional source Zlatarski V. (1972). Sobre la fauna coralina de Cuba. <em>Circulares del Museo y Biblioteca de Zoologia de la Habana.</em> 13(351): 1501-1507. [details]   

additional source Britton, J.C. & B. Morton, 1989. Shore ecology of the Gulf of Mexico : i-viii, 1-387.
page(s): 288, 344 [details]   

additional source Guzman, H.M., 1998. Diversity of stony, soft and black corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia, Gorgonacea, Antipatharia; Hydrozoa: Milleporina) at Cayos Cochinos, Bay Islands, Honduras. Rev. Biol. Trop. 46 Suppl. 4: 75-80.
page(s): 77 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46.
page(s): 15 [details]   

additional source Steiner, S.C.C., 2003. Stony corals and reefs of Dominica. Atoll Res. Bull. : 497-508.
page(s): 1, 5, 7, 10 [details]   

additional source Karlson, R. H. 1980. Alternative competitive strategies in a periodically disturbed habitat. Bulletin of Marine Science 30(4): 894-890.
page(s): 896, 898 [details]   
 
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    Definitions

Lectotype (of Madrepora cornuta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 499, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G33173, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G33174, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G33175, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G40918, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G48424, geounit Mexican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G49995, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G49996, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G49997, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51965, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G51966, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54475, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54490, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54491, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54492, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54493, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54494, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54495, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54496, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54497, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Acropora (Acropora) palmata (Lamarck, 1816)) MTQ G54498, geounit Bahamas Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 66.11.24.1, geounit Jamaican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 74.6.5.1, geounit Jamaican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 80.11.25.16, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 82.1.17.11 [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 82.1.17.11, geounit Jamaican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 86.11.25.16, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 86.12.9.275, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 86.12.9.276, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 86.12.9.278, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 91.2.3.1, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 91.2.3.6, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 92.6.8.213, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype (of Madrepora (Eumadrepora) muricata f. palmata Lamarck, 1816) BMNH 93.4.7.24, geounit Singaporean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype NMSR I/389/E3 [details]
Nontype NMSR K 51 [details]
Nontype NMSR K 52 [details]
Nontype NMSR K 53 [details]
Paralectotype (of Madrepora cornuta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MZUF 430, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Syntype (of Madrepora thomasiana Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 183, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
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