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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo amphora (Lightfoot, 1786) 
AphiaID: 385403

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmoriinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonini (Tribe) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo amphora (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo Broderip in Sowerby I, 1826
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymbium flammeum Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta armata Lamarck, 1811 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta cithara Lightfoot, 1786 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta diadema Lamarck, 1811 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta haustrum Lightfoot, 1786 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta regia Schubert & Wagner, 1829 (synonym)
Sources  original description Lightfoot, J. (1786). A Catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Dutchess Dowager of Portland, deceased; which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner & Co.. London. viii + 194 pp., available online at http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl?PPN603451020 [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo amphora knighti Jackson, 1954
Environment marine
Distribution 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Melo amphora knighti Jackson, 1954, is also considered as a synonym of the present species [details]
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Melo amphora
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:385403
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2009-03-17 12:46:50Z  created  Bail, Patrice
  
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  Citation: Bail, P. (2014). Melo amphora (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=385403 on 2014-11-22
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