WoRMS taxon details

Melita Leach, 1814

101679  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101679)

accepted
Genus
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 choshigawaensis Tomikawa, Hirashima, Hirai & Uchiyama, 2018
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 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) (superseded original combination)
Species Melita dentata (Krøyer, 1842) sensu Pearse, 1912 accepted as Dulichiella appendiculata (Say, 1818) (misidentification)
Species Melita dentata (Krøyer, 1842) accepted as Megamoera dentata (Krøyer, 1842) (superseded combination)
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) (superseded original combination)
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) accepted as Quasimelita 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) accepted as Melitoides valida (Shoemaker, 1955)
marine
Leach, W.E. (1814). Crustaceology. <em>In: Brewster's Edinburgh Encyclopaedia.</em> 7: 383-437., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114403#page/431/mode/1up
page(s): 403; note: (Bottom-Left corner) [details]   
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Corbari, L.; Costello, M. J.; 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. Melita Leach, 1814. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101679 on 2018-11-18
Date
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1998-01-13 20:52:06Z
created
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
checked
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-10-26 10:14:21Z
checked
2010-11-09 10:34:31Z
changed

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original description Leach, W.E. (1814). Crustaceology. <em>In: Brewster's Edinburgh Encyclopaedia.</em> 7: 383-437., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114403#page/431/mode/1up
page(s): 403; note: (Bottom-Left corner) [details]   

basis of record Bellan-Santini, D.; Costello, M.J. (2001). Amphipoda. <em>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.</em> Collection Patrimoines Naturels 50: pp. 295-308. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Webber, W.R.; Fenwick, G.D.; Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Eagar S.G.; Buckeridge, J.S.; Poore, G.C.B.; Dawson, E.W.; Watling, L.; Jones, J.B.; Wells, J.B.J.; Bruce, N.L.; Ahyong, S.T.; Larsen, K.; Chapman, M.A.; Olesen, J.; Ho, J.; Green, J.D.; Shiel, R.J.; Rocha, C.E.F.; Lörz, A.; Bird, G.J.; Charleston, W.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. pp. 98-232. [details]   

additional source Lincoln, R. J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. <em>British Museum (Natural History).</em> 658 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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