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Echinoidea name details

Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940

545179  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:545179)

 unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Clark, H. L. 1940a. A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 89, 435-444. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7611735
page(s): 437-439; pl. 60: fig. 1, pl. 61: fig. 1, pl. 62: figs 1-2 [details]   
Holotype  USNM E5655, geounit Costa Rican part of the...  
Holotype USNM E5655, geounit Costa Rican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Distribution Eastern Pacific Ocean  
Distribution Eastern Pacific Ocean [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Mellita lata H.L. Clark, 1940. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=545179 on 2019-10-24
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original description Clark, H. L. 1940a. A revision of the keyhole urchins (Mellita). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 89, 435-444. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7611735
page(s): 437-439; pl. 60: fig. 1, pl. 61: fig. 1, pl. 62: figs 1-2 [details]   

basis of record Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 72 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record 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): 425-426 [details]   

additional source 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 
 

Holotype USNM E5655, geounit Costa Rican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Paratype MCZ 2464 [details]
Paratype USNM E1002, geounit Costa Rican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Paratype USNM E960, geounit Mexican part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Distribution Eastern Pacific Ocean [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Mellita lata USNM E05655 - dorsal)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Mellita lata USNM E05655 - lateral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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