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Poritidae  Gray, 1842
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53176

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Synastreidae
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2001   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
             ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                   OrderScleractinia Bourne, 1900 – stony corals, madrépores  
                      SuborderFungiina Verrill, 1865  
                         FamilyPoritidae Gray, 1842  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Alveopora Blainville, 1830  
                            Genus Goniopora Blainville, 1830  
                            Genus Porites Link, 1807  
                            Genus Stylaraea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1851  
                            Genus Synarea Verrill, 1864  

  Expert: Stephen D. Cairns  
  Notes: Research Scientist/Curator, Department of Systematic Biology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163, USA   
  Reference for: Poritidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Poritidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cairns, Stephen D.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Species richness of recent Scleractinia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Atoll Research Bulletin, no. 59   
  Page(s): 1-46   
  Publisher: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Poritidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kuhlmann, Dietrich H. H.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Living coral reefs of the world.   
  Page(s): 185   
  Publisher: Arco Publishing, Inc.   
  Publication Place: New York, NY   
  Reference for: Poritidae   

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