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Title Mellita quinquiesperforata photograph
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Mellita (live individual with spines). They live subtidally but dead ones will wash up on the beach. Photo Steve Pennings

Contributor Steve Pennings

Steve Pennings. 2019. Mellita quinquiesperforata photograph. Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER File Archive, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. (

Key Words Animalia, Bilateria, Clypeasteroida, Echinodermata, Echinoidea, Echinozoa, Euechinoidea, Gnathostomata, Mellita quinquiesperforata, Mellitidae, sand dollar, Scutellina
File Date Jul 12, 2019 (version 1)
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.