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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, 1841a
Sources 
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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Date   action   by
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. (2014). Mellita longifissa Michelin, 1858. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=513384 on 2014-11-28
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