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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)
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)
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 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 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 2014-08-23
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