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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776) 
AphiaID: 125166

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pulvillus O.F. Müller, 1776
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropsis pulvillus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania gibbosa Leach in Gray, 1840 (nomen nudum)
Sources  basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 336-351 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred cushion stat  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkurzarmiger Seestern  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuddsjöstjärna  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) pulvillus insignis Verrill, 1895
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) pulvillus pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Biscay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Biscay [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Iceland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres violaceus (Claus, 1889) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Brachiolaria larva. Spring. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Sublittoral to more than 200 m depth, on sand, off western, northern and northeast coasts of the British Isles, but absent from most of North Sea [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Porania pulvillus
Porania pulvillus

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125166
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Porania (Porania) pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776). 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=125166 on 2014-08-02
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