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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeropesta Iredale, 1929 
AphiaID: 492534

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 editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeropesta meridiana Iredale, 1929 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactridae Lamarck, 1809
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerope H. Adams & A. Adams, 1856 (invalid: junior homonym of Merope Newman, 1838)
Source  basis of record (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerope H. Adams & A. Adams, 1856) Huber M. (2010) Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeropesta capillacea (Reeve, 1854)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeropesta nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeropesta sinojaponica Zhuang, 1983

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeropesta meridiana Iredale, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeropesta nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:492534
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2010-07-31 13:00:00Z  created  Tran, Bastien
2012-03-23 23:27:01Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Meropesta Iredale, 1929. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=492534 on 2014-09-16
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