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Porites  Link, 1807
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53178

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Synaraea Verrill, 1864
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2000   

 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  
                         GenusPorites Link, 1807  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Porites annae Crossland, 1952  
                            Species Porites aranetai Nemenzo, 1955  
                            Species Porites astreoides Lamarck, 1816 – mustard hill coral, yellow porites 
                            Species Porites attenuata Nemenzo, 1955  
                            Species Porites australiensis Vaughan, 1918  
                            Species Porites baueri Squires, 1959  
                            Species Porites branneri Rathbun, 1888 – blue crust coral 
                            Species Porites colonensis Zlatarski, 1990  
                            Species Porites compressa Dana, 1846  
                            Species Porites cumulatus Nemenzo, 1955  
                            Species Porites cylindrica Dana, 1846  
                            Species Porites deformis Nemenzo, 1955  
                            Species Porites densa Vaughan, 1918  
                            Species Porites divaricata   
                            Species Porites echinulata Klunzinger, 1879  
                            Species Porites eridani Umbgrove, 1940  
                            Species Porites evermanni Vaughan, 1907  
                            Species Porites favosa Dana, 1846  
                            Species Porites furcata Lamarck, 1816  
                            Species Porites gabonensis Gravier, 1911  
                            Species Porites heronensis Veron, 1985  
                            Species Porites horizontalata Hoffmeister, 1925  
                            Species Porites iwayamaensis Eguchi, 1938  
                            Species Porites latistella Quelch, 1884  
                            Species Porites lichen Dana, 1846  
                            Species Porites lobata Dana, 1846  
                            Species Porites lutea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1860  
                            Species Porites matthaii Wells  
                            Species Porites mayeri Vaughan, 1918  
                            Species Porites murrayensis Vaughan, 1918  
                            Species Porites myrmidonensis Veron, 1985  
                            Species Porites negrosensis Veron, 1990  
                            Species Porites nigrescens Dana, 1846  
                            Species Porites nodifera Klunzinger, 1879  
                            Species Porites okinawensis Veron, 1990  
                            Species Porites panamensis Verrill, 1866  
                            Species Porites porites (Pallas, 1766)  
                            Species Porites rus (Forskål, 1775)  
                            Species Porites sillimaniani Nemenzo, 1976  
                            Species Porites solida (Forskål, 1775)  
                            Species Porites somaliensis Gravier, 1910  
                            Species Porites stephensoni Crossland, 1952  
                            Species Porites sverdrupi Durham, 1947  
                            Species Porites undulata (Klunzinger, 1879)  
                            Species Porites vaughani Crossland, 1952  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Porites   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wells, John W.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A List of Scleractinian generic and subgeneric taxa, 1758-1985, (special issue)   
  Page(s): 69   
  Publisher: International Association for the Study of Fossil Cnidaria   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Porites   

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