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Acropora kosurini

Wallace, 1994

Colonies are corymbose clumps with long tapering branchlets. Axial corallites are dome-shaped. Radial corallites are strongly appressed and have nariform openings. Large and small corallites are intermixed, but large corallites are uniform in size and uniformly spaced.

Colour: Brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Acropora divaricata , Acropora variabilis

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace (1994, 1999).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Acropora kosurini.  Indonesia.  Showing characteristic shape and regular arrangements of radial corallites.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora kosurini.Indonesia.Showing characteristic shape and regular arrangements of radial corallites.Charlie Veron.

Acropora kosurini.  Indonesia.  Corallite detail.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora kosurini.Indonesia.Corallite detail.Charlie Veron.

Acropora kosurini.  Indonesia.  Showing branch tips.

Acropora kosurini.Indonesia.Showing branch tips.

Acropora kosurini.  Indonesia.  Showing branching pattern.

Acropora kosurini.Indonesia.Showing branching pattern.

Acropora kosurini.  Indonesia.  Showing branch tip.

Acropora kosurini.Indonesia.Showing branch tip.