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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris d'Orbigny, 1847 
AphiaID: 104048

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachiopoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchonelliformea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchonellata (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebratulida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerebratellidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegathyridoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegathyrididae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris detruncata (Gmelin, 1791)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegathyrididae
Sources  original description Orbigny A. d', 1847. Considérations zoologiques et géologiques sur les Brachiopodes ou Palliobranches (première partie). C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 25, 193-195 et 266-269. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris barroisi (Schulgin, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegathiris capensis Jackson, 1952
Species Checked: 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
2006-12-11 10:09:52Z  checked  Emig, Christian
2007-02-10 15:06:38Z  changed  Emig, Christian
  
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  Citation: Emig, C. (2014). Megathiris d'Orbigny, 1847. In: Emig, C.C.; Alvarez F.; Bitner M.A. (Ed) (2014). World Brachiopoda database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104048 on 2014-10-21
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