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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris d'Orbigny, 1847 
AphiaID: 104048

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiopoda (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchonelliformea (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchonellata (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTerebratulida (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTerebratellidina (Suborder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathyridoidea (Superfamily) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathyrididae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris detruncata (Gmelin, 1791)
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathyrididae Dall, 1870
Sources  original description Orbigny A. d'. (1847). Considérations zoologiques et géologiques sur les brachiopodes ou palliobranches, parts 1–2. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences, Paris (2nd series) 25(5):193–195; 25(7):266–269. Also published in Annales des Sciences Naturelles (series 3) 8:241–270. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50610#page/246/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris barroisi (Schulgin, 1884)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris capensis Jackson, 1952
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris detruncata (Gmelin, 1791)
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Megathiris detruncata from Madeira
Megathiris detruncata ...
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:104048
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2016-02-02 06:29:01Z  changed  db_admin
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2016). Megathiris d'Orbigny, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104048 on 2016-07-27
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