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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia A. Adams, 1860 
AphiaID: 559939

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 editorHeterobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Heterobranchia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyramidelloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyramidellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia obvoluta A. Adams, 1860 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyramidellidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLiotropica Laseron, 1958 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchiella Thiele, 1924 (Unnecessary substitute name for Moerchia A. Adams, April 1860, by Thiele believed to be preoccupied by "Albers, 1850" [in fact, Albers December 1860]; see also Moerchinella)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchinella Thiele, 1931 (Nom. nov. pro Moerchiella Thiele, 1924, non G. Nevill, 1885, itself an unnecessary substitute name for Moerchia A. Adams, 1860)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorchinella [sic] (misspelling)
Sources  original description Adams A. (1860) On some new genera and species of Mollusca from Japan. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (3)5: 299-303 [April 1860]; 405-413., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2320773
page(s): 301 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia deformata Rubio & Rolán, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia introspecta Hedley, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia morleti P. Fischer, 1877
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia obvoluta A. Adams, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia perforata Rubio & Rolán, 2014

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerchia biplicata P. Fischer, 1877 (taxon inquirendum)
Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Original spelling Mörchia. Corrected to Moerchia under Article 32.5.2.1 of the Code. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:559939
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Date   action   by
2011-02-17 14:00:36Z  created  Bouchet, Philippe
2014-03-29 20:11:03Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Moerchia A. Adams, 1860. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=559939 on 2014-11-29
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