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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis Montfort, 1808 
AphiaID: 112230

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizaria (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForaminifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlobothalamea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRotaliida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNonionoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis etruscus Montfort, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonidae Holzmann & Pawlowski, 2017
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonia Bronn, 1849
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis affinis (Reuss, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis asymmetrica Yassini & Jones, 1995
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis barleeanus (Williamson, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis bradyi Voloshinova, 1958 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis braithwaitensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis chathamensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis crassus Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis cyrtomatus Hao & Zeng, 1980 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis dorreeni (Hornibrook, 1961) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis elegans Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis guadalupe Parker, 1964 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis halkyardi (Cushman, 1936) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis helenae McCulloch, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis laevigatus Li, 1982 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis lobatus Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis lutorum Vella, 1962 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis maorica (Stache, 1864) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis minutus Zheng, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis pacificaformis McCulloch, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis pacimaoricum Srinivasan, 1966 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis paraffinis Yassini & Jones, 1995
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis parkerae (Uchio, 1960)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis pilasensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis praevus Subbotina, 1960 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis probliquus Hao & Zeng, 1980 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis pygmaeus Aoki, 1968 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis simplex (Karrer, 1864) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis simplissima McCulloch, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis socorroensis McCulloch, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis sphaeroides Voloshinova, 1958
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis spiroporcatus Li, 1982 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis subevolutus Kaiho, 1984 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis suni Hao & Zeng, 1980 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis umbilicatulus (Walker & Jacob, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis zaandamae (Van Voorthuysen, 1952)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis zeobesus Vella, 1962 †

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis barleeanum (Williamson, 1858) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis barleeanus (Williamson, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis etruscus Montfort, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis pompilioides (Fichtel & Moll, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis formosum (Seguenza, 1880) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNonion formosum (Seguenza, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis nicobarensis (Cushman, 1936) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNonion nicobarensis Cushman, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis zaandami (Van Voorthuysen, 1952) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonis zaandamae (Van Voorthuysen, 1952)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Also listed in printed version of ERMS as valid genus in Anomalinidae (Foraminifera), with one species, M. umbilicatulus [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:112230
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gross, Onno
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2011-09-08 09:19:10Z  changed  Hayward, Bruce
2013-03-08 15:09:52Z  changed  Hayward, Bruce
2014-05-15 08:44:24Z  changed  Hayward, Bruce
2017-04-20 01:08:03Z  changed  Hayward, Bruce
  
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  Citation: Hayward, B.; Gross, O. (2017). Melonis Montfort, 1808. In: Hayward, B.W.; Cedhagen, T.; Kaminski, M.; Gross, O. (2017). World Foraminifera Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=112230 on 2017-04-24
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