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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatrematinae Holthuis, 1982 
AphiaID: 106075

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulticrustacea (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanauplia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecostraca (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripedia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracica (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSessilia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanomorpha (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrgomatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatrematinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Subfamily
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatrema Sowerby, 1823 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrgomatidae Gray, 1825
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBosciinae Newman & Ross, 1976 (Boscia de Ferussac 1822 is junior homonym to Boscia Schweigger, 1819. Holthuis (1982) concluded Megatrema Sowerby 1823 is the replacement name for Boscia de Ferussac 1822. Holthuis (1982) conclude it is necessary to replace Bosciinae by Megatrematinae. )
Sources  basis of record Southward, A.J. (2001). Cirripedia - non-parasitic Thoracica, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 280-283 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Tribe Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatrematini Holthuis, 1982
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatrema Sowerby, 1823
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMemagreta Ross & Pitombo, 2002
Tribe Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrgominini Ross & Pitombo, 2002
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdna Sowerby, 1823
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrgomina Baluk & Radwanski, 1967

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoscia FĂ©russac, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegatrema Sowerby, 1823 (preoccupied by Boscia Schweigger, see Holthuis 1982)
Environment marine
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106075
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Southward, Alan
2013-07-02 10:27:32Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
2016-10-04 03:35:55Z  changed  Chan, Benny K.K.
  
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  Citation: Chan, Benny K.K.; Southward, A. (2016). Megatrematinae Holthuis, 1982. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106075 on 2017-10-23
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