WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita kanakoffi Durham, 1961

534608  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:534608)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
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; fig. 1d, pl. 2: fig. 2 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution California, U.S.A.   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution California, U.S.A.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Late Pleistocene  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Late Pleistocene [details]
Kroh, A. (2010). Mellita kanakoffi. 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=534608 on 2018-01-18

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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; fig. 1d, pl. 2: fig. 2 [details]   

basis of record Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 72 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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): 1012-1014 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution California, U.S.A.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Late Pleistocene [details]