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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus Brugnone, 1880 
AphiaID: 138150

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucinoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucina transversa Bronn, 1831 † (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucinidae Fleming, 1828
Source  status source Glover E.A. & Taylor J.D. (1998). New species and records of Rastafaria and Megaxinus (Bivalvia, Lucinidae) from the Western Indian Ocean and Red Sea, with a reappraisal of Megaxinus.. Journal of Conchology 36(1): 1-18 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus appendiculatus (Locard, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus arabicus Glover & Taylor, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus burnupi (E. A. Smith, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus omanensis (E. A. Smith, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus quadrangularis Cosel & Bouchet, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus transversus (Bronn, 1831) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus unguiculinus Pallary, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus yemenensis Glover & Taylor, 1997

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaxinus imajimai (Habe, 1981) (temporary name)
Environment marine
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138150
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-03-06 05:53:03Z  checked  Taylor, John
2012-01-07 20:16:37Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Taylor, J.; Gofas, S. (2014). Megaxinus Brugnone, 1880. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138150 on 2014-09-19
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