WoRMS taxon details

Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778)

158065  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158065)

accepted
Species
Clypeaster pentaporus (Gmelin, 1791) (subjective junior synonym)
Echinodiscus quinquies perforatus Leske, 1778 (incorrect original spelling (ICZN 4th ed. Art. 32.5.2.2., compound species-group name published as separate words))
Echinus pentaporus Gmelin, 1791 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita ampla Ravenel, 1848 (mentioned in a list only - status clarified by Holmes (1860: p. 3))
Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita pentapora (Gmelin, 1791) (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita quinquefora (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita testudinata L. Agassiz, 1841 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita testudinea (incorrect declination of species name)
Scutella pentapora (Gmelin, 1791) (subjective junior synonym)
Scutella quinquefora Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the Carolinian subprovince of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the Carolinian subprovince of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158065 on 2018-05-23
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2005-05-25 08:24:16Z
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original description  (ofMellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) Clark, H. L. 1940a. A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 89, 435-444. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32570#page/533/mode/1up
page(s): 437-439; pl. 60: fig. 1, pl. 61: fig. 1, pl. 62: figs 1-2 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinus pentaporus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 10. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3 189 [details]   

original description  (ofMellita ampla Ravenel, 1848) Ravenel, E. 1848. Echinidae, Recent and fossil, of South Carolina, January 1848. Burges and James. Charleston, SC, United States. Pages: 4. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128370#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 4 [details]   

original description  (ofMellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) Clark, H. L. 1940a. A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 89, 435-444. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32570#page/533/mode/1up
page(s): 439-442; pl. 62: figs 3-6 [details]   

original description  (ofMellita testudinata L. Agassiz, 1841) Agassiz, L. 1841. Monographies d'Échinodermes vivans et fossiles. Échinites. Famille des Clypéasteroides. 2 (Seconde Monographie). Des Scutelles. Neuchâtel, Switzerland, i-iv, 1-151, pls 1-27., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16959#page/85/mode/1up
page(s): 40; pl. 4a: figs 7-9 [details]   

original description  (ofScutella quinquefora Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome troisième. Paris: Deterville/Verdière. 612 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47702
page(s): 9 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinodiscus quinquies perforatus Leske, 1778) Leske, N. G. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum . . ., edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum. G. E. Beer, Leipzig, xxii+278 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN573613834
page(s): 197-199; pl. 21: figs C-D [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

redescription Harold, A. S. & Telford, M. 1990. Systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Mellita (Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida). Journal of Natural History 24, 987-1026., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770621
page(s): 995-999 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita quinquiesperforata lata H.L. Clark, 1940) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 425-426 [details]   

status source  (ofMellita quinquiesperforata lata H.L. Clark, 1940) Harold, A. S. & Telford, M. 1990. Systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Mellita (Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida). Journal of Natural History 24, 987-1026., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770621
page(s): 995-999 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita quinquiesperforata latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 426 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 425-426 [details]   

additional source  (ofMellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) Harold, A. S. & Telford, M. 1990. Systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Mellita (Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida). Journal of Natural History 24, 987-1026., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770621
page(s): 995-999 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 426 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita ampla Ravenel, 1848) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 72 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofClypeaster pentaporus (Gmelin, 1791)) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinodiscus quinquiesperforata Leske, 1778) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinus pentaporus Gmelin, 1791) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita testudinata Klein, 1734) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita testudinea) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofScutella pentapora (Gmelin, 1791)) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofScutella quinquefora Lamarck, 1816) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 72 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofMellita pentapora (Gmelin, 1791)) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita quinquefora (Lamarck, 1816)) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMellita testudinata L. Agassiz, 1841) Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 422-425 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the Carolinian subprovince of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]