WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita longifissa Michelin, 1858

513384  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:513384)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (transferred to Lanthonia)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Kroh, A. (2016). Mellita longifissa. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2017). World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=513384 on 2017-12-17

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2010-09-07 08:24:41Z
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2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
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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]   

basis of record 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): 427-428 [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): 1006-1008 [details]   

status source Coppard, S. E. (2016). A new genus of mellitid sand dollar (Echinoidea: Mellitidae) from the eastern Pacific coast of the Americas. Zootaxa. 4111(2): 158-166., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4111.2.4
page(s): 160 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien