WoRMS taxon details

Porites porites (Pallas, 1766)

207238  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207238)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]   

(ofMadrepora porites Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P. S. (1766). Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29190#page/12/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Porites porites (Pallas, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207238 on 2018-07-19
Date
action
by
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
created
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2013-08-22 06:50:21Z
changed
2014-03-30 00:19:31Z
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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]   

original description  (ofMadrepora porites Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P. S. (1766). Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29190#page/12/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofPorites polymorphus Link, 1807) Link D.H.F. (1807-1808). Beschreibung der Naturalien-Sammlung der Universität zu Rostock. Rostock: Adlers Erben. 1 Abt. [Part 1], pp. 1-50; 2 Abt. [Part 2], pp. 51-100; 3 Abt. [Part 3], pp. 101-165; Abt. 4 [Part 4],pp. 1-30; Abt. 5 [Part 5], pp. 1-38 [1808]; Abt. 6 [Part 6], pp. 1-38. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/138768#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Kalk, M. (1959). A general ecological survey of some shores in northern Mozambique. Revta Biol., Lisb. 2: 1-24. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Jameson SC, Cairns SD (2012) Neotypes for Porites porites (Pallas, 1766) and Porites divaricata Le Sueur, 1820 and remarks on other western Atlantic species of Porites (Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125: 189-207. [details]   

additional source Humann P, DeLoach N (2002) Reef coral identification Florida Caribbean Bahamas. New World Publications, Jacksonville, Florida, pp. 1-287. [details]   

basis of record  (ofPorites porites f. porites (Pallas, 1766)) Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source  (ofPorites porites f. porites (Pallas, 1766)) Jameson SC, Cairns SD (2012) Neotypes for Porites porites (Pallas, 1766) and Porites divaricata Le Sueur, 1820 and remarks on other western Atlantic species of Porites (Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125: 189-207. [details]   

basis of record  (ofPorites polymorphus Link, 1807) Kitano, Y. F.; Benzoni, F.; Arrigoni, R.; Shirayama, Y.; Wallace, C. C.; Fukami, H. (2014). A Phylogeny of the Family Poritidae (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) Based on Molecular and Morphological Analyses. PLoS ONE. 9(5): e98406., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098406 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofPorites porites f. clavaria (Lamarck, 1816)) Vaughan, T. W. (1901). The stony corals of the Porto Rican waters. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commision for 1900. 20: 290-320. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMadrepora porites Pallas, 1766) Jameson SC, Cairns SD (2012) Neotypes for Porites porites (Pallas, 1766) and Porites divaricata Le Sueur, 1820 and remarks on other western Atlantic species of Porites (Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125: 189-207. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Habitat rocks (Kalk, 1959). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English hump coral  [details]