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 braithwaitensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis chathamensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis helenae McCulloch, 1981
Species Melonis minutus Zheng, 1979
Species Melonis pacificaformis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis paraffinis Yassini & Jones, 1995
Species Melonis parkerae (Uchio, 1960)
Species Melonis pilasensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
Species Melonis simplissima McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis socorroensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Melonis sphaeroides Voloshinova, 1958
Species Melonis zaandami (van Voorthuysen, 1952)

Species Melonis barleeanum (Williamson, 1858) accepted as Melonis barleeanus (Williamson, 1858) accepted as Melonis affinis (Reuss, 1851) (Synonym)
Species Melonis barleeanus (Williamson, 1858) accepted as Melonis affinis (Reuss, 1851) (Subjective junior synonym of Melonis affinis in opinion of Hayward et al. (2010))
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 nicobarensis (Cushman, 1936) accepted as Nonion nicobarensis Cushman, 1936 (By majority usage)
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. <em>Paris: Schoell.</em> 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.; Vachard, D.; Gross, O. (2019). 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 2019-12-05
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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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. <em>Paris: Schoell.</em> 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]   

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]   

basis of record Gross, O. (2001). Foraminifera, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 60-75 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/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. <em>Marine Micropaleontology.</em> , available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2017.04.002
note: DNA basis for family placement [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 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]