WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna Malmgren, 1866

129168 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:129168)
accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna aberrans Fauvel, 1932
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna albicincta Mackie & Pleijel, 1995
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna armandi McIntosh, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna arnaudi Parapar & San Martín, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna buskii McIntosh, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna collare Detinova, 1986
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna cristata (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna denticulata Moore, 1908
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna elisabethae McIntosh, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna exilia Fauchald, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna fauchaldi Gallardo, 1968
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna heterodonta Moore, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna maculata Webster, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna malmgreni Caullery, 1944
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna marchadi Fauvel & Rullier, 1959
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna monoceroides Fauvel, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna ochotica Uschakov, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna oculata Hartman, 1969
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna pacifica McIntosh, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna palmata Grube, 1870
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna parumdentata Ehlers, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna plana Fauchald, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna profunda Augener, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna tentaculata Fauchald, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna uruguayi Hessle, 1917

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna islandica Saemundsson, 1918 (nomen dubium, probably based on a damaged specimen)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna adriatica Marenzeller, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna palmata Grube, 1870 (subjective synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna dubita Hoagland, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinnexis dubita (Hoagland, 1920) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinnopsis dubita (Hoagland, 1920) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna monocera Augener, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinnexis monocera (Augener, 1906) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinnopsis monocera (Augener, 1906) (superseded original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinna pacifica Moore, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinnexis moorei Hartman, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelinnopsis 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology unstated by Malmgren, but it seems at the time...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]
Reuscher, M.; Bellan, G. (2013). Melinna Malmgren, 1866. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2017). World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129168 on 2017-11-21

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammatical gender feminine, from ancient Greek given name [details]
 



Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]