WoRMS taxon details

Melonis Montfort, 1808

112230  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:112230)

accepted
Genus
Species Melonis affinis (Reuss, 1851)
Species Melonis asymmetrica Yassini & Jones, 1995
Species Melonis barleeanus (Williamson, 1858)
Species Melonis bradyi Voloshinova, 1958 †
Species Melonis braithwaitensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis chathamensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis crassus Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Melonis cyrtomatus Hao & Zeng, 1980 †
Species Melonis dorreeni (Hornibrook, 1961) †
Species Melonis elegans Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Melonis guadalupe Parker, 1964 †
Species Melonis helenae McCulloch, 1981
Species Melonis laevigatus Li, 1982 †
Species Melonis lobatus Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Melonis lutorum Vella, 1962 †
Species Melonis maorica (Stache, 1864) †
Species Melonis minutus Zheng, 1979
Species Melonis pacificaformis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis pacimaoricum Srinivasan, 1966 †
Species Melonis paraffinis Yassini & Jones, 1995
Species Melonis parkerae (Uchio, 1960)
Species Melonis pilasensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
Species Melonis praevus Subbotina, 1960 †
Species Melonis probliquus Hao & Zeng, 1980 †
Species Melonis pygmaeus Aoki, 1968 †
Species Melonis simplex (Karrer, 1864) †
Species Melonis simplissima McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis socorroensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis sphaeroides Voloshinova, 1958
Species Melonis spiroporcatus Li, 1982 †
Species Melonis subevolutus Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Melonis suni Hao & Zeng, 1980 †
Species Melonis tumiensis Kuznetsova, 1970 †
Species Melonis zaandami (van Voorthuysen, 1952)
Species Melonis zeobesus Vella, 1962 †
Species Melonis zorillus Qiu & Lin, 1978 †

Species Melonis barleeanum (Williamson, 1858) accepted as Melonis barleeanus (Williamson, 1858) (Synonym)
Species Melonis etruscus Montfort, 1808 accepted as Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798) (subjective junior synonym in opinion of Loeblich & Tappan, 1987 unnecessary new name)
Species Melonis formosum (Seguenza, 1880) accepted as Nonion formosum (Seguenza, 1880)
Species Melonis halkyardi (Cushman, 1936) † accepted as Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798) (Subjective junior synonym Opinion of Le Calvez (1970) [N. halkyardi and N. soldanii])
Species Melonis nicobarensis (Cushman, 1936) accepted as Nonion nicobarensis Cushman, 1936 (By majority useage)
Species Melonis umbilicatulus (Walker & Jacob, 1798) accepted as Nonion umbilicatulum (Walker & Jacob, 1798)
Species Melonis zandamae (van Voorthuysen, 1952) accepted as Melonis zaandami (van Voorthuysen, 1952) (Original incorrect spelling. If refers to the Dutch town Zaandam, the correct spelling is 'zaandami')
marine
recent + fossil
Montfort P. [Denys de]. (1808-1810). Conchyliologie systématique et classification méthodique des coquilles. Paris: Schoell. Vol. 1: pp. lxxxvii + 409 [1808]. Vol. 2: pp. 676 + 16 [1810 (before 28 May)]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10571 [details]   
Hayward, B.W.; Le Coze, F.; Gross, O. (2018). World Foraminifera Database. Melonis Montfort, 1808. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=112230 on 2018-09-19
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2011-09-08 09:19:10Z
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2013-03-08 15:09:52Z
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2014-05-15 08:44:24Z
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2017-04-20 01:08:03Z
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original description Montfort P. [Denys de]. (1808-1810). Conchyliologie systématique et classification méthodique des coquilles. Paris: Schoell. Vol. 1: pp. lxxxvii + 409 [1808]. Vol. 2: pp. 676 + 16 [1810 (before 28 May)]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10571 [details]   

basis of record Gross, O. (2001). Foraminifera, 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. 60-75 (look up in IMIS[details]   

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

additional source Loeblich, A. R.; Tappan, H. (1987). Foraminiferal Genera and their Classification. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York. 970pp., available online at https://books.google.pt/books?id=n_BqCQAAQBAJ [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Holzmann, M.; Pawlowski, J. (2017). An updated classification of rotaliid foraminifera based on ribosomal DNA phylogeny. Marine Micropaleontology. , available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2017.04.002
note: DNA basis for family placement [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Murray, J.W. (2006) Ecology and applications of benthic foraminifera, Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 426pp., available online at http://www.cambridge.org/9780521828390 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Classification Also listed in printed version of ERMS as valid genus in Anomalinidae (Foraminifera), with one species, M. umbilicatulus [details]