Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Print Version

Porites  Link, 1807
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53178

(Download Help) Porites TSN 53178

 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   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar