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Echinoidea taxon details

Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778)

158065  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158065)

accepted
Species
Clypeaster pentaporus (Gmelin, 1791) (subjective junior synonym)
Echinodiscus quinquies perforatus Leske, 1778 (incorrect original spelling (ICZN 4th ed. Art. 32.5.2.2., compound species-group name published as separate words))
Echinus pentaporus Gmelin, 1791 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita ampla Ravenel, 1848 (mentioned in a list only - status clarified by Holmes (1860: p. 3))
Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita pentapora (Gmelin, 1791) (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita quinquefora (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita testudinata L. Agassiz, 1841 (subjective junior synonym)
Mellita testudinea (incorrect declination of species name)
Scutella pentapora (Gmelin, 1791) (subjective junior synonym)
Scutella quinquefora Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the Carolinian subprovince of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the Carolinian subprovince of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158065 on 2019-09-18
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2005-05-25 08:24:16Z
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2010-09-07 10:47:00Z
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original description  (of Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) Clark, H. L. 1940a. A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 89, 435-444. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32570#page/533/mode/1up
page(s): 437-439; pl. 60: fig. 1, pl. 61: fig. 1, pl. 62: figs 1-2 [details]   

original description  (of Echinus pentaporus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3189 [details]   

original description  (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) Clark, H. L. 1940a. A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 89, 435-444. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32570#page/533/mode/1up
page(s): 439-442; pl. 62: figs 3-6 [details]   

original description  (of Mellita testudinata L. Agassiz, 1841) Agassiz, L. 1841. Monographies d'Échinodermes vivans et fossiles. Échinites. Famille des Clypéasteroides. 2 (Seconde Monographie). Des Scutelles. Neuchâtel, Switzerland, i-iv, 1-151, pls 1-27., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16959#page/85/mode/1up
page(s): 40; pl. 4a: figs 7-9 [details]   

original description  (of Mellita ampla Ravenel, 1848) Ravenel, E. 1848. Echinidae, Recent and fossil, of South Carolina, January 1848. Burges and James. Charleston, SC, United States. Pages: 4. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128370#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 4 [details]   

original description  (of Scutella quinquefora Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome troisième. <em>Paris: Deterville/Verdière.</em> 612 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47702
page(s): 9 [details]   

original description  (of Echinodiscus quinquies perforatus Leske, 1778) Leske, N. G. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum . . ., edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum. G. E. Beer, Leipzig, xxii+278 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN573613834
page(s): 197-199; pl. 21: figs C-D [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source 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): 422-425 [details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota.</em> Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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 https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939000770621
page(s): 995-999 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Paratype (of Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) MCZ 2464 [details]
Paratype (of Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) USNM E1002, geounit Costa Rican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Paratype (of Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940) USNM E960, geounit Mexican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Paratype (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) MCZ 2462, geounit Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) MCZ 2463, geounit Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) MCZ 3999, geounit Trinidad and Tobago Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) MCZ 7242, geounit Trinidad and Tobago Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) MCZ 7569, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) USNM E535, geounit Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Mellita latiambulacra H.L. Clark, 1940) USNM E536, geounit Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the Carolinian subprovince of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
 

To MNHN Type collection (IE-2013-10524)
To MNHN Type collec...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Mellita lata USNM E05655 - dorsal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Mellita lata USNM E05655 - lateral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]


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