WoRMS name details

Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940

545179  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:545179)

 unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Clark, H. L. (1940). A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 89: 435-444., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7611735
page(s): 437-439; pl. 60: fig. 1, pl. 61: fig. 1, pl. 62: figs 1-2 [details]   
Holotype  USNM E5655, geounit Costa Rican part of the...  
Holotype USNM E5655, geounit Costa Rican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Distribution Eastern Pacific Ocean  
Distribution Eastern Pacific Ocean [details]
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2020). World Echinoidea Database. Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=545179 on 2021-01-21
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original description Clark, H. L. (1940). A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 89: 435-444., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7611735
page(s): 437-439; pl. 60: fig. 1, pl. 61: fig. 1, pl. 62: figs 1-2 [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 https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810266.34.1
page(s): 72 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 425-426 [details]   

additional source 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): 995-999 [details]   
Holotype USNM E5655, geounit Costa Rican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Paratype MCZ 2464 [details]
Paratype USNM E1002, geounit Costa Rican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Paratype USNM E960, geounit Mexican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
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Distribution Eastern Pacific Ocean [details]
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