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Echinoidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778) 
AphiaID: 158065

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeognathostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeasteroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutellina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutelliformes (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutellidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellitidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita L. Agassiz, 1841a
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster pentaporus (Gmelin, 1788) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus quinquiesperforata Leske, 1778 (transferred to Mellita)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pentaporus Gmelin, 1788 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita ampla Ravenel, 1848 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita pentapora (Gmelin, 1788) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquefora (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata lata H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita testudinata L. Agassiz, 1841 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita testudinata Klein, 1734 (pre-Linean)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita testudinea (incorrect declination of species name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutella pentapora (Gmelin, 1788) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutella quinquefora Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources 
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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770621
page(s): 995-999 [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata lata H.L. Clark, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata tenuis H.L. Clark, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita tenuis H. L. Clark, 1940
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Dominican Republic
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDominican Republic [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (34 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (29 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo The echinoderms of Panama LifeDesks 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Attribute Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution extends northward of the Carolinian subprovince of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158065
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Date   action   by
2005-05-25 08:24:16Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778). In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database at http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158065 on 2014-09-20
  

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