WoRMS taxon details

Melitidae Bousfield, 1973

101397  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101397)

accepted
Family
Genus Abludomelita Karaman, 1981
  » Species Abludomelita aculeata (Chevreux, 1911)
  » Species Abludomelita amoena (Hansen, 1888)
  » Species Abludomelita breviarticulata (Ren, 2012)
  » Species Abludomelita denticulata (Nagata, 1965)
  » Species Abludomelita gladiosa (Spence Bate, 1862)
  » Species Abludomelita huanghaiensis (Ren, 2012)
  » Species Abludomelita japonica (Nagata, 1965)
  » Species Abludomelita klitinii Labay, 2016
  » Species Abludomelita mucronata (Griffiths, 1975)
  » Species Abludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813)
  » Species Abludomelita okhotensis Labay, 2016
  » Species Abludomelita richardi (Chevreux, 1900)
  » Species Abludomelita rotundactyla (Ren, 2012)
  » Species Abludomelita somovae (Bulyčeva, 1952)
  » Species Abludomelita unamoena (Hirayama, 1987)
  » Species Abludomelita semipalmata G. Karaman, 1984 † accepted as Alsacomelita semipalmata G. Karaman, 1984 †
  » Species Abludomelita sexstachya (Gamo, 1977) accepted as Quasimelita sexstachya (Gamo, 1977) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Abludomelita tuberculata (Nagata, 1965) accepted as Melita tuberculata Nagata, 1965 (superceded recombination)
  » Species Abludomelita valida (Shoemaker, 1955) accepted as Melitoides valida (Shoemaker, 1955) (superseded combination)
Genus Allomelita Stock, 1984
Genus Alsacomelita G. Karaman, 1984 †
Genus Anchialella J.L. Barnard, 1979
Genus Armatomelita Labay, 2013
Genus Barnardomelita Labay, 2016
Genus Brachina Barnard & Williams, 1995
Genus Carnarimelita Bousfield, 1990
Genus Cottarellia Ruffo, 1994
Genus Cuneimelita Senna & Serejo, 2012
Genus Desdimelita Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
Genus Dulichiella Stout, 1912
  » Species Dulichiella anisochir (Krøyer, 1845)
  » Species Dulichiella ankeri Alves, Johnson & Senna, 2014
  » Species Dulichiella appendiculata (Say, 1818)
  » Species Dulichiella australis (Haswell, 1879)
  » Species Dulichiella beluu Myers, 2016
  » Species Dulichiella celestun Paz-Ríos & Ardisson, 2014
  » Species Dulichiella cotesi (Giles, 1890)
  » Species Dulichiella cuvettensis Appadoo & Myers, 2005
  » Species Dulichiella fresnelii (Audouin, 1826)
  » Species Dulichiella guinea Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007
  » Species Dulichiella lecroyae Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007
  » Species Dulichiella oahu Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007
  » Species Dulichiella pacifica Lowry & Springthorpe, 2005
  » Species Dulichiella pattaniensis Wongkamhaeng, Pattaratumrong & Puttapreecha, 2014
  » Species Dulichiella spinosa Stout, 1912
  » Species Dulichiella takedai Tomikawa & Komatsu, 2012
  » Species Dulichiella terminos Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007
  » Species Dulichiella tomioka Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007
  » Species Dulichiella tulear Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007
  » Species Dulichiella grandimana (Chevreux, 1908) accepted as Verdeia grandimana (Chevreux, 1908)
Genus Exitomelita Tandberg, Rapp, Schander, Vader, Sweetman & Berge, 2011
Genus Fiha Stock, 1988
Genus Galapsiellus J.L. Barnard, 1976
Genus Josephosella Ruffo, 1985
Genus Ledoyeromelita Labay, 2016
Genus Megamoera Spence Bate, 1862
  » Species Megamoera borealis Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  » Species Megamoera bowmani Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  » Species Megamoera dentata (Krøyer, 1842)
  » Species Megamoera falsomikulitschae Labay, 2013
  » Species Megamoera glacialis Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  » Species Megamoera kodiakensis (J.L. Barnard, 1964)
  » Species Megamoera lignophila (J.L. Barnard, 1961)
  » Species Megamoera mikulitschae (Gurjanova, 1985)
  » Species Megamoera pallida Sars G.O., 1879
  » Species Megamoera rafiae Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  » Species Megamoera similidentata Labay, 2013
  » Species Megamoera striata Labay, 2013
  » Species Megamoera subtener (Stimpson, 1864)
  » Species Megamoera unimaki Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  » Species Megamoera aequidentatum Labay, 2013 accepted as Abludomelita rotundactyla (Ren, 2012) (junior subjective synonym)
  » Species Megamoera albidus (Dana, 1852) accepted as Parelasmopus albidus (Dana, 1852)
  » Species Megamoera boecki Haswell, 1879 accepted as Linguimaera boecki (Haswell, 1879) (basionym)
  » Species Megamoera brevicaudata Spence Bate, 1862 accepted as Elasmopus rapax Costa, 1853 (junior subjective synonym)
  » Species Megamoera diemenensis Haswell, 1879 accepted as Mallacoota diemenensis (Haswell, 1879) (basionym)
  » Species Megamoera haswelli Miers, 1884 accepted as Parelasmopus suensis (Haswell, 1879)
  » Species Megamoera longimanus (Spence Bate, 1857) accepted as Othomaera othonis (H. Milne Edwards, 1830) (Synonym)
  » Species Megamoera miersii Pfeffer, 1888 accepted as Paraceradocus miersi (Pfeffer, 1888) (basionym)
  » Species Megamoera semiserrata Spence Bate, 1862 accepted as Animoceradocus semiserratus (Spence Bate, 1862) (basionym)
  » Species Megamoera sub-carinata Haswell, 1879 accepted as Mallacoota subcarinata (Haswell, 1879) (basionym)
  » Species Megamoera suensis Haswell, 1879 accepted as Parelasmopus suensis (Haswell, 1879) (basionym)
Genus Melita Leach, 1814
  » Species Melita alaskensis Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  » Species Melita alluaudi Ledoyer, 1983
  » Species Melita almagosa Sawicki & Holsinger, 2005
  » Species Melita anmyeonensis Shin, Coleman & Kim, 2013
  » Species Melita awa J.L. Barnard, 1972
  » Species Melita bingoensis Yamato, 1987
  » Species Melita bousfieldi García-Madrigal, 2010
  » Species Melita bulla Karaman, 1978
  » Species Melita celericula Croker, 1971
  » Species Melita cognata Stock & Vonk, 1992
  » Species Melita coroninii Heller, 1866
  » Species Melita corticis Appadoo & Myers, 2005
  » Species Melita davilae Ortiz & Winfield, 2016
  » Species Melita dentata (Krøyer, 1842)
  » Species Melita donghaiensis Ren, 2012
  » Species Melita dulcicola Stock & Vonk, 1990
  » Species Melita elongata Sheridan, 1980
  » Species Melita festiva Chilton, 1885
  » Species Melita gayi (Nicolet, 1849)
  » Species Melita guanaense Ortiz, Garcia-Debras & Lalana, 2002
  » Species Melita hainanensis Ren & Andres, 2012 in Ren, 2012
  » Species Melita hergensis Reid, 1939
  » Species Melita hoshinoi Yamato, 1990
  » Species Melita inaequistylis Dana, 1852
  » Species Melita intermedia Sheridan, 1979
  » Species Melita kauerti J.L. Barnard, 1972
  » Species Melita koreana Stephensen, 1944
  » Species Melita laevidorsum Stephensen, 1944
  » Species Melita lagunae Oliveira, 1953
  » Species Melita latiflagella Ren & Andres, 2012 in Ren, 2012
  » Species Melita leiotelson Vonk, 1989
  » Species Melita lignophila Barnard, 1961
  » Species Melita longidactyla Hirayama, 1987
  » Species Melita longisetosa Sheridan, 1980
  » Species Melita machaera K.H. Barnard, 1955
  » Species Melita mangrovi Oliveira, 1953
  » Species Melita mirzajanii Krapp-Schickel & Sket, 2015
  » Species Melita myersi G. Karaman, 1987
  » Species Melita nagatai Yamato, 1987
  » Species Melita nitida Smith, 1873
  » Species Melita nitidaformis Labay, 2003
  » Species Melita nitidula Ruffo, 1958
  » Species Melita oba J.L. Barnard, 1972
  » Species Melita ophiocola Lowry & Springthorpe, 2005
  » Species Melita oregonensis J.L. Barnard, 1954
  » Species Melita orgasmos K.H. Barnard, 1940
  » Species Melita pahuwai J.L. Barnard, 1970
  » Species Melita pallida G. O. Sars, 1879
  » Species Melita palmata (Montagu, 1804)
  » Species Melita persona G. Karaman, 1987
  » Species Melita pilopropoda Hirayama, 1987
  » Species Melita planaterga Kunkel, 1910
  » Species Melita plumulosa Zeidler, 1989
  » Species Melita quadridentata Yamato, 1990
  » Species Melita reidi Hamond, 1965
  » Species Melita richardi Chevreux, 1900
  » Species Melita ruffoi K.H. Barnard, 1940
  » Species Melita rylovae Bulyčeva, 1955
  » Species Melita sampsonae Lowry & Springthorpe, 2009
  » Species Melita setiflagella Yamato, 1988
  » Species Melita setimera Appadoo & Myers, 2005
  » Species Melita shimizui (Uéno, 1940)
  » Species Melita simplex Myers, 1985
  » Species Melita solada J.L. Barnard, 1961
  » Species Melita stocki G. Karaman, 1987
  » Species Melita sulca (Stout, 1913)
  » Species Melita tristanensis K.H. Barnard, 1965
  » Species Melita tuberculata Nagata, 1965
  » Species Melita valesi Karaman, 1955
  » Species Melita virgula Krapp-Schickel, Ruffo & Schiecke, 1994
  » Species Melita vulcanella J.L. Barnard, 1979
  » Species Melita zeylanica Stebbing, 1904
  » Species Melita abyssorum Stephensen, 1944 accepted as Quasimelita abyssorum (Stephensen, 1944) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Melita aculeata Chevreux, 1911 accepted as Abludomelita aculeata (Chevreux, 1911) (Synonym)
  » Species Melita amoena Hansen, 1887 accepted as Abludomelita amoena (Hansen, 1888)
  » Species Melita anisochir Krøyer, 1845 accepted as Dulichiella anisochir (Krøyer, 1845) (basionym)
  » Species Melita annandalei (Tattersall, 1925) accepted as Paraniphargus annandalei Tattersall, 1925 (synonym)
  » Species Melita appendiculata (Say, 1818) accepted as Dulichiella appendiculata (Say, 1818)
  » Species Melita australis Haswell, 1879 accepted as Dulichiella australis (Haswell, 1879) (basionym)
  » Species Melita breviarticulata Ren, 2012 accepted as Abludomelita breviarticulata (Ren, 2012) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Melita cotesi Giles, 1890 accepted as Dulichiella cotesi (Giles, 1890) (basionym)
  » Species Melita dentata (Krøyer, 1842) sensu Pearse, 1912 accepted as Dulichiella appendiculata (Say, 1818) (misidentification)
  » Species Melita desdichada Barnard, 1962 accepted as Desdimelita desdichada (J.L. Barnard, 1962)
  » Species Melita excavata Ledoyer, 1979 accepted as Ledoyeromelita excavata (Ledoyer, 1979) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Melita formosa Murdoch, 1866 accepted as Quasimelita formosa (Murdoch, 1885) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Melita fresnelii (Audouin, 1826) accepted as Dulichiella fresnelii (Audouin, 1826)
  » Species Melita fucicola (Leach, 1814) accepted as Gammarella fucicola (Leach, 1814)
  » Species Melita gladiosa Spence Bate, 1862 accepted as Abludomelita gladiosa (Spence Bate, 1862) (synonym)
  » Species Melita grandimana Chevreux, 1908 accepted as Verdeia grandimana (Chevreux, 1908) (basionym)
  » Species Melita huanghaiensis Ren, 2012 accepted as Abludomelita huanghaiensis (Ren, 2012) (superceded original combination)
  » Species Melita latimerus Bousfield, 1971 accepted as Nainaloa latimerus (Bousfield, 1971) (basionym)
  » Species Melita matilda J.L. Barnard, 1972 accepted as Barnardomelita matilda (J.L. Barnard, 1972) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Melita megacheles Giles, 1885 accepted as Cheiriphotis megacheles (Giles, 1885) (basionym, male)
  » Species Melita mikulitschae Gurjanova, 1985 accepted as Megamoera mikulitschae (Gurjanova, 1985)
  » Species Melita mucronata Griffiths, 1975 accepted as Abludomelita mucronata (Griffiths, 1975) (basionym)
  » Species Melita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) accepted as Abludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) (Synonym)
  » Species Melita pellucida Sars, 1883 accepted as Allomelita pellucida (Sars, 1882) (Synonym)
  » Species Melita quadrispinosa Vosseler, 1889 accepted as Quasimelita quadrispinosa (Vosseler, 1889)
  » Species Melita rotundactyla Ren, 2012 accepted as Abludomelita rotundactyla (Ren, 2012) (superseded original combination)
  » Species Melita seticornis Bousfield, 1970 accepted as Tegano seticornis (Bousfield, 1970) (basionym)
  » Species Melita sexstachya Gamo, 1977 accepted as Abludomelita sexstachya (Gamo, 1977)
  » Species Melita shiodamari Yamato, 1995 accepted as Tegano shiodamari (Yamato, 1995) (basionym)
  » Species Melita subchelata Schellenberg, 1925 accepted as Verdeia subchelata (Schellenberg, 1925) (basionym)
  » Species Melita valida Shoemaker, 1955 accepted as Abludomelita valida (Shoemaker, 1955)
Genus Melitoides Gurjanova, 1934
Genus Nainaloa Karaman & Barnard, 1979
Genus Norcapensis Bradbury & Williams, 1997
Genus Nurina Bradbury & Eberhard, 2000
Genus Paraniphargus Tattersall, 1925
Genus Parapherusa Stebbing, 1906
Genus Poropisa G. Karaman, 1984
Genus Quasimelita Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
Genus Rotomelita J.L. Barnard, 1977
Genus Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982
Genus Verdeia Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007

Genus Boscia Leach, 1814 accepted as Melita Leach, 1814 (nomen nudum)
Genus Caledopisa Stock & Iliffe, 1995 accepted as Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982 (synonym)
Genus Caliniphargus Stout, 1913 accepted as Melita Leach, 1814
  » Species Caliniphargus sulcus Stout, 1913 accepted as Melita sulca (Stout, 1913) (basionym)
Genus Eriopis Wrzesniovsky, 1890 accepted as Eriopisa Stebbing, 1890 (spelling variation)
Genus Quadrimarea accepted as Quadrimaera Krapp-Schickel & Ruffo, 2000
Genus Quadrus G. Karaman, 1984 accepted as Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982
Genus Roropisa G. Karaman, 1984 accepted as Victoriopisa Karaman & Barnard, 1979
Genus Sriha Stock, 1988 accepted as Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982 (synonym)
Genus Tabatzius Mckinney & Barnard, 1977 accepted as Nuuanu J.L. Barnard, 1970
marine, fresh
Distribution Cosmopolitan.  
Distribution Cosmopolitan. [details]
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Corbari, L.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J. M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A. R.; Serejo, C.; Sket, B.; Souza-Filho, J. F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2018). World Amphipoda Database. Melitidae Bousfield, 1973. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101397 on 2018-05-26
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basis of record Bellan-Santini, D.; Costello, M.J. (2001). Amphipoda. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels 50: pp. 295-308. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Martin, J.W., & Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA (USA). 124 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Costello, M.J.; Emblow, C.; White, R. (Ed.). (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-538-0. 463 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source De Broyer, C.; Lowry, J.K.; Jazdzewski, K. & Robert, H. (2007). Catalogue of the Gammaridean and Corophiidean Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Southern Ocean, with distribution and ecological data. In: De Broyer C. (ed.). Census of Antarctic Marine Life: Synopsis of the Amphipoda of the Southern Ocean. Vol. I. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Biologie. 77, suppl. 1: 1-325. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Lowry, J. K.; Myers, A. A. (2013). A Phylogeny and Classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Zootaxa. 3610(1): 1-80., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2013/f/zt03610p080.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Distribution Cosmopolitan. [details]

Remark Caledopisa Stock & Iliffe, 1995 is transferred from the Eriopisa group to the Melitidae [details]
 



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Japanese メリタヨコエビ  [details]