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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 123320

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster templetoni Thomson in Forbes, 1839 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniidae Perrier, 1875
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnasterias (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) Gray, 1840
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) hermanni Madsen, 1959
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) armata Koehler, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica E. A. Smith, 1876
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) grandis Verrill, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster grandis (Verrill, 1878)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Pseudoporania) Dons, 1936
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Pseudoporania) stormi Dons, 1936

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania antarctica (E. A. Smith, 1876) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica E. A. Smith, 1876 (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania magellanica Studer, 1876 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica magellanica Studer, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica E. A. Smith, 1876 (alternate representation, Subspecies according to Madsen (1956) and A.M. Clark (1984).)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Chondraster) Verrill, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster Verrill, 1895
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Chondraster) Madsen, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) Gray, 1840
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Chondraster) hermanni Madsen, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) hermanni Madsen, 1959
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Chondraster) insignis Verrill, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) pulvillus insignis Verrill, 1895
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania armata Koehler, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania austera Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster austerus Verrill, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania borealis (Verrill, 1878) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) hispida (M. Sars, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania gibbosa Leach in Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania glaber Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania grandis Verrill, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster grandis (Verrill, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania insignis Verrill, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) pulvillus insignis Verrill, 1895
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania patagonica Perrier, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania magellanica Studer, 1876 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica magellanica Studer, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania spiculata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlabraster antarctica E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania spinulosa Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) hispida (M. Sars, 1872)
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123320
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-06-11 12:57:51Z  checked  Danis, Bruno
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Porania. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123320 on 2014-10-23
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