Mellita quinquiesperforata

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Mellita quinquiesperforata
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Live M. quinquiesperforata, Pacific coast, Costa Rica
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M. quinquiesperforata
Binomial name
Mellita quinquiesperforata
(Leske, 1778)

Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778) is a tropical species of sand dollar, a flat, round marine animal related to sea urchins, starfish, and other echinoderms. They can be found along the eastern coast of the United States and the coast of Brazil[1].

Live M. quinquiesperforata (underside)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mellita quinquiesperforata". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 2018-03-04.