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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus Rafinesque, 1814 
AphiaID: 106816

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrobranchiata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus tigrinus Rafinesque, 1814 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeidae Rafinesque, 1815
Sources  original description Rafinesque, C.S. (1814). Précis des découvertes et travaux somiologiques de Mr. C.S. Rafinesque-Schmaltz entre 1800 et 1814; ou choix raisonné de ses principales découvertes en zoologie et en botanique, pour servir d'introduction à ses ouvrages futurs. Palerme. Pp. 1-55. Also lithoprint facsimile re-edition in 1948 by Peter Smith, The Murray Printing Company, Wakefield, Massachusetts 55pp; plates. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus canaliculatus (Olivier, 1811)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus hathor (Burkenroad, 1959)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus kerathurus (Forskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus latisulcatus (Kishinouye, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus longistylus (Kubo, 1943)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus marginatus (Randall, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus plebejus (Hess, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus similis Chanda & Bhattacharya, 2002

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus tigrinus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertus kerathurus (Forskål, 1775)
Environment marine
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:106816
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Türkay, Michael
2010-09-09 08:44:48Z  changed  De Grave, Sammy
  
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  Citation: De Grave, S. (2014). Melicertus Rafinesque, 1814. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106816 on 2014-04-18
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