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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Porites nigrescens Dana 1848
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Porites nigrescens
Recognized by coraltraits and Furui 2020
Porites nigrescens Dana 1846
Porites nigrescens Dana 1848
Porites nigrescens Dana 1848
Porites saccharata
Porites suppressa
Species recognized by Bay of Bengal Species List
Porites suppressa Dana 1846

Alternative Names

Porites (Porites) nigrescens Dana 1846
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Porites saccharata Brüggemann 1878
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Porites suppressa Crossland 1952
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Porites nigrescens mucronata
Synonym according to CITES
Porites saccharata
Synonym according to CITES
Porites suppressa
Synonym according to CITES

Common Names

English

hump coral preferred

Japanese

アミメハマサンゴ preferred

Curated hierarchies for Porites nigrescens Dana 1848

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Poritidae
Porites

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Cnidaria
Anthozoa Ehrenberg 1834
Hexacorallia Haeckel 1896
Scleractinia Bourne 1900
Poritidae Gray 1842
Porites Link 1807
13 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Poritidae
Porites
93 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Animalia
Radiata
Cnidaria Hatschek 1888
Anthozoa
Anthozoa Ehrenberg 1834

IUCN

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Poritidae

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Poritidae
Porites