Southern Ocean members of this genus were previously placed in the north Atlantic/Arctic genus Porania. See Mah & Foltz, 2014. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Scientific Name verified against:
Mah, C.L. Foltz, D.W., 2014. New taxa and taxonomic revisions to the Poraniidae (Valvatacea; Asteroidea) with comments on feeding biology., Zootaxa, Vol. 3795(3): 327-372.