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Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 70: 383-401.
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Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P.
2014
A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
70: 383-401
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Acabaria Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (source of synonymy)
Asperaxinae Alderslade, 2006 (basis of record)
Birotulata splendens Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (basis of record)
Clathraria Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (source of synonymy)
Clathraria robusta Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Melithaea shanni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (source of synonymy)
Melitella Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (additional source)
Melitella elongata Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (additional source)
Melithaea acuta (Gray, 1870) (new combination reference)
Melithaea akalyx (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903) (new combination reference)
Melithaea andamanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (new combination reference)
Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870) (new combination reference)
Melithaea aurantia (Esper, 1798) (new combination reference)
Melithaea australis (Gray, 1868) (new combination reference)
Melithaea baladea (Grasshoff, 1999) (new combination reference)
Melithaea bicolor (Nutting, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea biserialis (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea braueri (Kükenthal, 1919) (new combination reference)
Melithaea capensis (Studer, 1878) (new combination reference)
Melithaea cinquemiglia (Grasshoff, 1999) (new combination reference)
Melithaea clavigera (Ridley, 1884) (new combination reference)
Melithaea coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (new combination reference)
Melithaea confusum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (new combination reference)
Melithaea contorta (Dean, 1932) (new combination reference)
Melithaea corymbosa (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea delicata (Hickson, 1940) (new combination reference)
Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (new combination reference)
Melithaea divaricata (Gray, 1859) (new combination reference)
Melithaea dubia (Broch, 1916) (new combination reference)
Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (new combination reference)
Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (new combination reference)
Melithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910) (new combination reference)
Melithaea formosa (Nutting, 1911) (new combination reference)
Melithaea formosum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (new combination reference)
Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (new combination reference)
Melithaea frondosa (Brundin, 1896) (new combination reference)
Melithaea furcata (Thomson, 1916) (new combination reference)
Melithaea gracilis (Gray, 1859) (new combination reference)
Melithaea gracillima (Ridley, 1884) (new combination reference)
Melithaea haddoni (Hickson, 1937) (new combination reference)
Melithaea harbereri (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea hendersoni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (original description)
Melithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911) (new combination reference)
Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (new combination reference)
Melithaea klunzingeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea kuea (Grasshoff, 1999) (new combination reference)
Melithaea laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (new combination reference)
Melithaea mabahissi (Hickson, 1940) (new combination reference)
Melithaea maldivensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (new combination reference)
Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (original description)
Melithaea modesta (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea modesta (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (source of synonymy)
Melithaea nuttingi (Hickson, 1937) (new combination reference)
Melithaea omanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (new combination reference)
Melithaea ouvea (Grasshoff, 1999) (new combination reference)
Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (new combination reference)
Melithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888) (new combination reference)
Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (new combination reference)
Melithaea pulchra (Hickson, 1937) (new combination reference)
Melithaea ramulosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (new combination reference)
Melithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816) (new combination reference)
Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (new combination reference)
Melithaea roemeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) (new combination reference)
Melithaea rubra (Esper, 1789) (new combination reference)
Melithaea rubrinodis (Gray, 1859) (new combination reference)
Melithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea serrata (Ridley, 1884) (new combination reference)
Melithaea shanni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (original description)
Melithaea sinaica (Grasshoff, 2000) (new combination reference)
Melithaea singularis (Thomson, 1916) (new combination reference)
Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) (new combination reference)
Melithaea spinosa (Kükenthal, 1878) (new combination reference)
Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea splendens (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (source of synonymy)
Melithaea spongiosa (Nutting, 1911) (new combination reference)
Melithaea squarrosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (new combination reference)
Melithaea stiasnyi (van Ofwegen, 1989) (new combination reference)
Melithaea studeri (Nutting, 1911) (new combination reference)
Melithaea sulphurea (Studer, 1895) accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895) (source of synonymy)
Melithaea superba (Kükenthal, 1919) (new combination reference)
Melithaea tenuis (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1815) (new combination reference)
Melithaea thorpeae Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (original description)
Melithaea tongaensis (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911) (new combination reference)
Melithaea trilineata (Thomson, 1917) (new combination reference)
Melithaea undulata (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea valdiviae (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905) (new combination reference)
Melithaea wrighti Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (original description)
Melithaea zimmeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (new combination reference)
Melithaeinae Alderslade, 2006 (additional source)
Melitodes Verrill, 1864 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (source of synonymy)
Melitodes africana (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea africana (Kükenthal, 1908) (source of synonymy)
Melitodes contorta Dean, 1932 accepted as Melithaea contorta (Dean, 1932) (new combination reference)
Melitodes esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889) (new combination reference)
Melitodes mertoni (Kükenthal, 1910) accepted as Melithaea mertoni (Kükenthal, 1909) (new combination reference)
Melitodes modesta (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (basis of record)
Melitodes philippinensis Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (new combination reference)
Holotype BMNH BMNH 1846.7.30.59, identified as Acabaria divaricata Gray, 1859
Syntype BMNH BMNH 1881.10.21.116–125, locality Queensland, identified as Mopsella clavigera Ridley, 1884
Paratype BMNH BMNH 1882.2.23.129–132, locality Port Darwin, identified as Acabaria serrata Ridley, 1884
Paratype BMNH BMNH 1937.7.14.8, locality North Australia, identified as Acabaria haddoni Hickson, 1937
Holotype BMNH BMNH.1947–03-22–007, locality Ambon, identified as Acabaria laevis Wright & Studer, 1889
Paratype MNHN MNHN.HG.163, locality New Caledonia, identified as Melithaea caledonica Grasshoff, 1999
Paratype MNHN MNHN.HG.164, locality New Caledonia, identified as Acabaria kuea Grasshoff, 1999
Paratype MNHN MNHN.HG.165, locality New Caledonia, identified as Acabaria ouvea Grasshoff, 1999
Paratype MNHN MNHN.HG.172, locality New Caledonia, identified as Acabaria cinquemiglia Grasshoff, 1999
Paratype MNHN MNHN.HG.198, identified as Acabaria baladea Grasshoff, 1999
Holotype MZS MZS.Cni.105, identified as Acabaria amboinensis Hentschel, 1903
Paratype NTM NTM.C.13575, locality Port Davey, identified as Asperaxis karenae Alderslade, 2006
Holotype ZMA ZMA.Coel.2100, locality Indonesia, identified as Acabaria formosa Nutting, 1911
Holotype ZMA ZMA.Coel.2102, locality Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone, identified as Acabaria delicata Hickson, 1940
Holotype ZMA ZMA.Coel.2103, locality Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone, identified as Acabaria nuttingi Hickson, 1937
Holotype ZMA ZMA.Coel.2902, locality Aru Islands, identified as Mopsella spongiosa Nutting, 1911
Syntype ZMA ZMA.Coel.2904, locality Aru Islands, identified as Mopsella studeri Nutting, 1911
Holotype ZMB ZMB.5106, locality New Britain, identified as Clathraria robusta Kükenthal, 1919
Holotype ZMB ZMB.5800, locality Ambon, identified as Clathraria roemeri Kükenthal, 1908
Syntype ZMB ZMB.5802, locality Cape of Good Hope, identified as Acabaria valdiviae Kükenthal, 1908
Holotype ZMB ZMB.5804, locality Aru Islands, identified as Acabaria ramulosa Kükenthal, 1909
Syntype ZMB ZMB.5806, locality Aru Islands, identified as Acabaria squarrosa Kükenthal, 1909
Syntype ZMB ZMB.5810, locality Red Sea, identified as Acabaria biserialis Kükenthal, 1908
Syntype ZMB ZMB.5811, locality Aru Islands, identified as Mopsella spinosa Kükenthal, 1878
Syntype ZMB ZMB.5812, locality Australia, identified as Mopsella zimmeri Kükenthal, 1908
Holotype ZMB ZMB.5813, locality Tonga Islands, identified as Wrightella tongaensis Kükenthal, 1908
Holotype ZMB ZMB.5813, locality Tonga Islands, identified as Wrightella tongaensis Kükenthal, 1908
Syntype ZMB ZMB.5818, locality Aru Islands, identified as Acabaria planoregularis Kükenthal, 1909