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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita longifissa Michelin, 1858 
AphiaID: 513384

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeognathostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeasteroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutellina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutelliformes (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutellidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellitidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita longifissa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita L. Agassiz, 1841
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita longifissa Michelin, 1858
Sources  original description Michelin, H. 1858. Revue des espèces connues et nouvelles du genre Mellita, famille des clypéastroides. Rev. et mag. de zool. (2). X. pl. 8. 358-364, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19550#page/362/mode/1up
page(s): 360-361; pl. 8: fig. 1a-c [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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770621
page(s): 1006-1008 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanamanian part of the North Pacific Ocean [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (32 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo The echinoderms of Panama LifeDesks 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:513384
Taxonomic
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2010-09-07 08:24:41Z  created  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2015). Mellita longifissa Michelin, 1858. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2015) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=513384 on 2015-04-26
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