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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites porites (Pallas, 1766) 
AphiaID: 207238

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoritidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites Link, 1807
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora porites Pallas, 1766 (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites polymorphus Link, 1807 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites porites f. porites (Pallas, 1766) (redundancy)
Sources  original description Pallas, P.S. (1766) Miscellanea zoologica. Quibus novae imprimis atque obscurae animalium species describuntur et observationibus iconibusque illustrantur. Petrum van Cleef. Hagí Comitum., xii + 224 pp.;14 pls., available online at https://archive.org/details/pspallasmedicina00pall [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhump coral  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites porites f. divaricata Le Sueur, 1820 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites divaricata Le Sueur, 1820
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites porites f. furcata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites furcata Lamarck, 1816
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites porites f. porites (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites porites (Pallas, 1766)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAruba [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHispaniola [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (62 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (14 nucleotides; 32 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat rocks (Kalk, 1959). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207238
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  created  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-08-22 06:50:21Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-03-30 00:19:31Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Porites porites (Pallas, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207238 on 2014-09-20
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