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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita kanakoffi Durham, 1961 
AphiaID: 534608

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita L. Agassiz, 1841a
Sources  original description Durham, J.W. 1961b. The Echinoid Mellita in the Pacific Coast Cenozoic. Contributions in Science Los Angeles County Museum 48, 3-12., available online at http://www.jstor.org/pss/1298794
page(s): 5-7 [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): 1012-1014 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
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 (3 publications) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Echinoid Directory 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo The echinoderms of Panama LifeDesks 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:534608
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2010-10-21 08:34:16Z  created  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Mellita kanakoffi Durham, 1961. 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=534608 on 2014-10-21
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