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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMortonia australis (Desmoulins, 1837) 
AphiaID: 513405

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 editorLaganiformes (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMortonia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMortonia Gray, 1851a
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus (Mortonia) australis (Des Moulins, 1835-37) (subgenus raised to genus rank)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus australis (Des Moulins, 1835-37) (transferred to Mortonia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFibularia australis Des Moulins, 1835-37 (transferred to Mortonia)
Sources  redescription Mortensen, T. 1948. A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ, pp. 471. C. A. Reitzel; Copenhagen.
page(s): 197-200 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 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 Echinodermata Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:513405
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). Mortonia australis (Desmoulins, 1837). 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=513405 on 2014-09-18
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