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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegapitaria Grant & Gale, 1931 
AphiaID: 714774

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytherea aurantiaca G. B. Sowerby I, 1831 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallista (Megapitaria) Grant & Gale, 1931
Sources  original description Grant U. S. & Gale H. R. (1931). Catalogue of the marine Pliocene and Pleistocene Mollusca of California and adjacent region. Memoirs of the San Diego Society of Natural History 1: 1036 pp. + 32 pl
page(s): 346 [details]

redescription Coan E.V. & Valentich-Scott P. (2012) Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. [details]

status source Marshall B.A. & Spencer H.G. (2013) Comments on some taxonomic changes affecting marine Bivalvia of the New Zealand region recently introduced in Huber's Compendium of bivalves, with some additional taxonomic changes. Molluscan Research 33(1): 40-49., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13235818.2012.754147 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegapitaria aurantiaca (G. B. Sowerby I, 1831)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegapitaria squalida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1835)
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714774
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2013-01-06 16:11:04Z  created  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Megapitaria Grant & Gale, 1931. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=714774 on 2014-04-21
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