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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicerona Iredale, 1930 
AphiaID: 529732

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicerona (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraea listeri Gray, 1824 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypraeidae Rafinesque, 1815
Source  basis of record Schilder, M. and Schilder, F. A. 1971. A Catalogue of Living and Fossil Cowries. Taxonomy and Bibliography of Triviacea and Cypraeacea (Gastropoda Prosobranchia). Institut Royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Mémoires, Deuxième Série, Fasc. 85: 246 pp.
page(s): 86 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicerona felina (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicerona listeri (Gray, 1824)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:529732
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Date   action   by
2010-10-06 21:11:21Z  created  Rosenberg, Gary
2013-02-23 20:58:28Z  changed  Moretzsohn, Fabio
  
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  Citation: Moretzsohn, F.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Melicerona Iredale, 1930. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=529732 on 2014-11-27
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