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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita Leach, 1814 
AphiaID: 101679

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeracarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenticaudata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHadziida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHadziidira (Parvorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHadzioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCancer palmata Montagu, 1804 (type by monotypy)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitidae Bousfield, 1973
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitidae Bousfield, 1973
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoscia Leach, 1814 (nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaliniphargus Stout, 1913
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaniphargus Tattersall, 1925
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita abyssorum Stephensen, 1944
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita alaskensis Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita alluaudi Ledoyer, 1983
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita almagosa Sawicki & Holsinger, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita annandalei (Tattersall, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita awa J.L. Barnard, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita bingoensis Yamato, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita bousfieldi García-Madrigal, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita bulla Karaman, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita celericula Croker, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita cognata Stock & Vonk, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita coroninii Heller, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita corticis Appadoo & Myers, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita dentata (Krøyer, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita dulcicola Stock & Vonk, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita elongata Sheridan, 1980
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita excavata Ledoyer, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita festiva Chilton, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita formosa Murdoch, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita gayi (Nicolet, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita guanaense Ortiz, Garcia-Debras & Lalana, 2002
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita hergensis Reid, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita hoshinoi Yamato, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita inaequistylis Dana, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita intermedia Sheridan, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita kauerti J.L. Barnard, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita koreana Stephensen, 1944
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita laevidorsum Stephensen, 1944
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita lagunae Oliveira, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita leiotelson Vonk, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita lignophila Barnard, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita longidactyla Hirayama, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita longisetosa Sheridan, 1980
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita machaera K.H. Barnard, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita mangrovi Oliveira, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita matilda J.L. Barnard, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita myersi G. Karaman, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita nagatai Yamato, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita nitida Smith, 1873
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita nitidaformis Labay, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita nitidula Ruffo, 1958
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita oba J.L. Barnard, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita ophiocola Lowry & Springthorpe, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita oregonensis J.L. Barnard, 1954
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita orgasmos K.H. Barnard, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita pahuwai J.L. Barnard, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita pallida G.O. Sars, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita palmata (Montagu, 1804)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita persona G. Karaman, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita pilopropoda Hirayama, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita planaterga Kunkel, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita plumulosa Zeidler, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita quadridentata Yamato, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita reidi Hamond, 1965
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita richardi Chevreux, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita ruffoi K.H. Barnard, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita rylovae Bulycheva, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita sampsonae Lowry & Springthorpe, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita setiflagella Yamato, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita setimera Appadoo & Myers, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita sexstachya Gamo, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita shimizui (Uéno, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita simplex Myers, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita solada J.L. Barnard, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita stocki G. Karaman, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita sulca (Stout, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita tristanensis K.H. Barnard, 1965
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita valesi Karaman, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita virgula Krapp-Schickel, Ruffo & Schiecke, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita vulcanella J.L. Barnard, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita zeylanica Stebbing, 1904

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita aculeata Chevreux, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbludomelita aculeata (Chevreux, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita amoena Hansen, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbludomelita amoena (Hansen, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita anisochir Krøyer, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDulichiella anisochir (Krøyer, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita appendiculata (Say, 1818) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDulichiella appendiculata (Say, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita australis Haswell, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDulichiella australis (Haswell, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita cotesi Giles, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDulichiella cotesi (Giles, 1890)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita dentata accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDulichiella appendiculata (Say, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita fresnelii (Audouin, 1826) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDulichiella fresnellii (Audouin, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita fucicola (Leach, 1814) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammarella fucicola (Leach, 1814)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita gladiosa Bate, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbludomelita gladiosa (Bate, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita grandimana Chevreux, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVerdeia grandimana (Chevreux, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita latimerus Bousfield, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNainaloa latimerus (Bousfield, 1971)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita megacheles Giles, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiriphotis megacheles (Giles, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita mikulitschae Gurjanova, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegamoera mikulitschae (Gurjanova, 1985)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita mucronata Griffiths, 1975 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbludomelita mucronata (Griffiths, 1975)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita pellucida Sars, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllomelita pellucida (Sars, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita quadrispinosa Vosseler, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuasimelita quadrispinosa (Vosseler, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita seticornis Bousfield, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTegano seticornis (Bousfield, 1970)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita shiodamari Yamato, 1995 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTegano shiodamari (Yamato, 1995)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita subchelata Schellenberg, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVerdeia subchelata (Schellenberg, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita valida Shoemaker, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbludomelita valida (Shoemaker, 1955)
Environment marine
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface grazer [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101679
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-01-13 20:52:06Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  checked  Costello, Mark
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-10-26 10:14:21Z  checked  Lowry, Jim
2010-11-09 10:34:31Z  changed  Lowry, Jim
  
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  Citation: Lowry, J. (2014). Melita Leach, 1814. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101679 on 2014-10-02
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