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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelina perna (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 207890

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 editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterioida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelina (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelina perna (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelina Philipsson, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsognomon Lightfoot, 1786
Source  basis of record Spry, J.F. (1964). The sea shells of Dar es Salaam: Part 2: Pelecypoda (Bivalves). Tanganyika Notes and Records 63, available online at http://e-library.costech.or.tz/collect/tanzania/index/assoc/HASHb932.dir/doc.pdf [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207890
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-12-12 16:39:41Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Melina perna (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207890 on 2014-12-18
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