WoRMS taxon details

Melinna Malmgren, 1866

129168  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129168)

accepted
Genus
Species Melinna aberrans Fauvel, 1932
Species Melinna albicincta Mackie & Pleijel, 1995
Species Melinna armandi McIntosh, 1885
Species Melinna arnaudi Parapar & San Martín, 1997
Species Melinna buskii McIntosh, 1922
Species Melinna collare Detinova, 1986
Species Melinna cristata (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Melinna denticulata Moore, 1908
Species Melinna elisabethae McIntosh, 1914
Species Melinna exilia Fauchald, 1972
Species Melinna fauchaldi Gallardo, 1968
Species Melinna heterodonta Moore, 1923
Species Melinna maculata Webster, 1879
Species Melinna malmgreni Caullery, 1944
Species Melinna marchadi Fauvel & Rullier, 1959
Species Melinna monoceroides Fauvel, 1936
Species Melinna ochotica Uschakov, 1950
Species Melinna oculata Hartman, 1969
Species Melinna pacifica McIntosh, 1885
Species Melinna palmata Grube, 1870
Species Melinna parumdentata Ehlers, 1887
Species Melinna plana Fauchald, 1972
Species Melinna profunda Augener, 1906
Species Melinna tentaculata Fauchald, 1972
Species Melinna uruguayi Hessle, 1917

Species Melinna islandica Saemundsson, 1918 (nomen dubium, probably based on a damaged specimen)

Species Melinna adriatica Marenzeller, 1874 accepted as Melinna palmata Grube, 1870 (subjective synonym)
Species Melinna dubita Hoagland, 1920 accepted as Melinnexis dubita (Hoagland, 1920) accepted as Melinnopsis dubita (Hoagland, 1920) (superseded original combination)
Species Melinna monocera Augener, 1906 accepted as Melinnexis monocera (Augener, 1906) accepted as Melinnopsis monocera (Augener, 1906) (superseded original combination)
Species Melinna pacifica Moore, 1923 accepted as Melinnexis moorei Hartman, 1960 accepted as Melinnopsis moorei (Hartman, 1960) (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Malmgren, A. J. (1866). Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(5): 355-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/369/mode/1up
page(s): 371 [details]   
Etymology unstated by Malmgren, but it seems at the time he was using ancient Greek names of women for genera. Ampharete, Samytha,...  
Etymology unstated by Malmgren, but it seems at the time he was using ancient Greek names of women for genera. Ampharete, Samytha, and Melinna are Greek female names. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Melinna Malmgren, 1866. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129168 on 2018-06-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-03-04 06:49:09Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2013-06-05 03:52:00Z
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original description Malmgren, A. J. (1866). Nordiska Hafs-Annulater. Öfversigt af Königlich Vetenskapsakademiens förhandlingar, Stockholm. 22(5): 355-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100715#page/369/mode/1up
page(s): 371 [details]   

basis of record Bellan, Gerard. (2001). Polychaeta, 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. 214-231. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series. 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

additional source Glasby, C.J.; Read, G.B.; Lee, K.E.; Blakemore, R.J.; Fraser, P.M.; Pinder, A.M.; Erséus, C.; Moser, W.E.; Burreson, E.M.; Govedich, F.R.; Davies, R.W.; Dawson, E.W. (2009). Phylum Annelida: bristleworms, earthworms, leeches, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 312-358. [details]   
 
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Etymology unstated by Malmgren, but it seems at the time he was using ancient Greek names of women for genera. Ampharete, Samytha, and Melinna are Greek female names. [details]

Grammatical gender feminine, from ancient Greek given name [details]