WoRMS taxon details

Melanella Bowdich, 1822

137978  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137978)

accepted
Genus
Species Melanella abida Dall, 1927
Species Melanella abreojosensis Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella acicula (Gould, 1849)
Species Melanella aciculata (Pease, 1861)
Species Melanella acuformis (G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1875)
Species Melanella adamantina (de Folin, 1867)
Species Melanella aequatorialis (Thiele, 1925)
Species Melanella aethiopica (Thiele, 1925)
Species Melanella aethria (Melvill, 1918)
Species Melanella alayoi Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001
Species Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
Species Melanella alertae (Dell, 1956)
Species Melanella alfredensis Bartsch, 1915
Species Melanella algoensis E. A. Smith, 1901
Species Melanella amabilis (Brazier, 1877)
Species Melanella amblia (R. B. Watson, 1883)
Species Melanella ameliae Engl, 2007
Species Melanella anachorea Dall, 1927
Species Melanella angulata (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella antarctica (Strebel, 1908)
Species Melanella archeyi (Finlay, 1928)
Species Melanella arleyi Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001
Species Melanella atlantica (E. A. Smith, 1890)
Species Melanella attenuata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866)
Species Melanella aucklandica (Suter, 1909)
Species Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella aurata Hirase, 1920
Species Melanella badenia (Laws, 1939) †
Species Melanella baldra Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella becki (W. H. Turton, 1932)
Species Melanella borealis (Bartsch, 1915)
Species Melanella boscheineni Engl, 2004
Species Melanella boscii (Payraudeau, 1826)
Species Melanella bovicornu (Pilsbry, 1905)
Species Melanella brevis (Requien, 1848)
Species Melanella brunnimaculata (Kay, 1979)
Species Melanella bryani Pilsbry, 1918
Species Melanella callistemma Dall, 1927
Species Melanella catalinensis Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella chariessa (A. E. Verrill, 1884)
Species Melanella chrysallida (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella chydaea (R. B. Watson, 1883)
Species Melanella cifara Bartsch, 1915
Species Melanella cinca Dall, 1927
Species Melanella clavula (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella collator (Laws, 1944) †
Species Melanella compactilis (Locard, 1891)
Species Melanella conoidea (Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851)
Species Melanella convexa (E. A. Smith, 1907)
Species Melanella corintonis (Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951)
Species Melanella cosmia Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella costellata (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1897)
Species Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1851)
Species Melanella cunaeformis (May, 1915)
Species Melanella cuspidata (A. Adams, 1854)
Species Melanella debilis (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella decagyra (Melvill & Standen, 1903)
Species Melanella decipiens (Hedley, 1899)
Species Melanella densicostata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella doederleini (Brusina, 1886)
Species Melanella draconis Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822
Species Melanella eburnea (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
Species Melanella elenensis (Bartsch, 1924)
Species Melanella elsa (Thiele, 1930)
Species Melanella eulimoides (C. B. Adams, 1850)
Species Melanella exasperata (Preston, 1905)
Species Melanella exilis (Pease, 1863)
Species Melanella exulata (E. A. Smith, 1915)
Species Melanella falcata (Carpenter, 1865)
Species Melanella fasciata (R. B. Watson, 1883)
Species Melanella frielei (Jordan, 1895)
Species Melanella gagei Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella geoffreyi (Laws, 1936) †
Species Melanella glypta Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella gracilis (C. B. Adams, 1850)
Species Melanella gradata (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932)
Species Melanella grippi (Bartsch, 1917)
Species Melanella guenteri Engl, 2004
Species Melanella guildingii (A. Adams, 1854)
Species Melanella hadalis Knudsen, 1964
Species Melanella halia Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella halorhaphe (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896)
Species Melanella hastata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Species Melanella hebes (R. B. Watson, 1883)
Species Melanella hemphilli Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella hypsela (Verrill & Bush, 1900)
Species Melanella ima Pilsbry, 1918
Species Melanella indica (Preston, 1905)
Species Melanella insculpta Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella iotoides Bartsch, 1916
Species Melanella ira Dall, 1927
Species Melanella jeffreysii (Tryon, 1886)
Species Melanella junieri Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2006
Species Melanella kahoolawensis Pilsbry, 1917
Species Melanella kaiparaensis (Laws, 1939) †
Species Melanella kanaka Pilsbry, 1917
Species Melanella karolinae Engl, 2006
Species Melanella kawamurai (Kuroda & Habe, 1950)
Species Melanella kermadecensis W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
Species Melanella lastra Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella laurae (Friele, 1886)
Species Melanella lautoides Finlay & Marwick, 1937 †
Species Melanella letsonae Pilsbry, 1917
Species Melanella levantina (Oliverio, Buzzurro & Villa, 1994)
Species Melanella lubrica (Monterosato, 1890)
Species Melanella lucida (A. E. Verrill, 1884)
Species Melanella luminosa B. A. Marshall, 1997
Species Melanella lunata Pilsbry, 1918
Species Melanella magnifica (Bartsch, 1915)
Species Melanella mamilla (May, 1915)
Species Melanella maoria (Powell, 1940)
Species Melanella maracuya Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001
Species Melanella martinii (A. Adams in Sowerby, 1854)
Species Melanella martynjordani (Jordan, 1895)
Species Melanella marviva Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2006
Species Melanella maui (Dell, 1952)
Species Melanella medipacifica (Pilsbry, 1917)
Species Melanella micans (Carpenter, 1865)
Species Melanella microsculpta Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella mimus Pilsbry, 1918
Species Melanella minor (Pallary, 1904)
Species Melanella modesta Thiele, 1930
Species Melanella montereyensis Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella monterosatoi (Monterosato, 1890)
Species Melanella muelleriae (Sturany, 1903)
Species Melanella mundula (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella myriotrochi Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella nilae Engl, 2006
Species Melanella nisonida (Melvill, 1906)
Species Melanella nutans (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
Species Melanella obtusa (Laseron, 1955)
Species Melanella obtusoapicata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella ochsneri (Bartsch, 1917)
Species Melanella odontoidea (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella ogasawarana (Pilsbry, 1905)
Species Melanella oldroydae Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella oleacea (Kurtz & Stimpson, 1851)
Species Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
Species Melanella opaca (G. B. Sowerby II, 1865)
Species Melanella opalina (J. T. Marshall, 1901)
Species Melanella ophiodon Dall, 1927
Species Melanella orphanensis A. H. Clarke, 1974
Species Melanella orthophyes (Sturany, 1903)
Species Melanella otagoensis (Powell, 1927)
Species Melanella oxyacme (Suter, 1908)
Species Melanella oxytata (R. B. Watson, 1883)
Species Melanella pandata (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella parallela Dall, 1927
Species Melanella patutahiensis Marwick, 1931 †
Species Melanella paxillus (Hedley, 1904)
Species Melanella peninsularis Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella penna Dall, 1927
Species Melanella pernula (Monterosato, 1890)
Species Melanella perplexa W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
Species Melanella persimilis (Kuroda & Habe, 1971)
Species Melanella perversa (Bush, 1909)
Species Melanella petitiana (Brusina, 1869)
Species Melanella pisinna Rehder, 1980
Species Melanella planisutis Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella polita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Melanella pontilis Maxwell, 1992 †
Species Melanella praecurta (Pallary, 1904)
Species Melanella producta (Carpenter, 1863)
Species Melanella pseudoglabra (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1912)
Species Melanella puhana (Dell, 1956)
Species Melanella retexta (Carpenter, 1863)
Species Melanella reticulata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella retrorsa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1865)
Species Melanella richardi (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896)
Species Melanella robusta (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella roegerae (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932)
Species Melanella rubrotincta (Jeffreys, 1867)
Species Melanella salvadori Castellanos, Rolán & Bartolotta, 1987
Species Melanella sankurieae Engl, 2004
Species Melanella sansibarica (Thiele, 1925)
Species Melanella sarissa (R. B. Watson, 1883)
Species Melanella scarifata Gofas & Rueda, 2014
Species Melanella seguenzai Di Geronimo & La Perna, 1999 †
Species Melanella shibana (Yokoyama, 1927)
Species Melanella siberutensis (Thiele, 1925)
Species Melanella similior Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella sinuosa (Scacchi, 1836)
Species Melanella solida (G. B. Sowerby II, 1865)
Species Melanella solidula (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Species Melanella soliduloides (Habe, 1951)
Species Melanella solitaria (E. A. Smith, 1915)
Species Melanella spina (Boettger, 1893)
Species Melanella spinosa W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
Species Melanella spiridioni (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896)
Species Melanella stalioi (Brusina, 1869)
Species Melanella stamina Dall, 1927
Species Melanella subantarctica (Strebel, 1908)
Species Melanella subula (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella teinostoma (A. Adams, 1854)
Species Melanella teramachii (Habe, 1952)
Species Melanella thalia Bartsch, 1915
Species Melanella thersites (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Melanella tia (Bartsch, 1926)
Species Melanella tortuosa (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Species Melanella townsendi Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella translucens (Monterosato, 1890)
Species Melanella trunca (R. B. Watson, 1897)
Species Melanella truncata (Suter, 1908)
Species Melanella turbonilloides Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella turrita Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella tutamoensis Marwick, 1931 †
Species Melanella vegrandis (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
Species Melanella versa Dall, 1927
Species Melanella waiaotea (Laws, 1941) †
Species Melanella waikomitica (Laws, 1939) †
Species Melanella xiphidiopsis (Dautzenberg & Fischer, 1896)
Species Melanella yamazii (Habe, 1952)
Species Melanella zugnigae Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001

Species Melanella conica (C. B. Adams, 1850) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Melanella munda (Smith, 1899) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Melanella nivea (A. Adams, 1861) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Melanella opalina (de Folin, 1867) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Melanella pocahontasae (Henderson & Bartsch, 1914) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Melanella quadrasi (Boettger, 1893) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Melanella subtruncata (Thiele, 1925) (taxon inquirendum)

Species Melanella acrifa Bartsch, 1915 (nomen dubium)

Species Melanella testacea (Leach, 1852) (nomen nudum)

Subgenus Melanella (Balcis) accepted as Melanella Bowdich, 1822
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) berryi Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella berryi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Amamibalcis comoxensis (Bartsch, 1917)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) cosmia Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella cosmia Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) draconis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella draconis Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) elenensis Bartsch, 1924 represented as Melanella elenensis (Bartsch, 1924)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) halia Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella halia Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) lastra Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella lastra Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) montereyensis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella montereyensis Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) peninsularis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella peninsularis Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) tia Bartsch, 1926 represented as Melanella tia (Bartsch, 1926)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) capa Bartsch, 1926 accepted as Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) catalinensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella catalinensis Bartsch, 1917 (basionym)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) columbiana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina columbiana (Bartsch, 1917) (basionym)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) comoxensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Amamibalcis comoxensis (Bartsch, 1917)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) grippi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella grippi (Bartsch, 1917) (basionym)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) macra Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina macra (Bartsch, 1917) (basionym)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) prefalcata Bartsch, 1917 † accepted as Vitreolina macra (Bartsch, 1917)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) taravali Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina yod (Carpenter, 1857)
  » Species Melanella (Balcis) townsendi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella townsendi Bartsch, 1917 (basonym)
Subgenus Melanella (Melanella) Bowdich, 1822 accepted as Melanella Bowdich, 1822
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) dalli Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella dalli (Bartsch, 1917) accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1851)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) hemphilli Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella hemphilli Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) mexicana Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella mexicana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella micans (Carpenter, 1865)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) olssoni Bartsch, 1924 represented as Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) panamensis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella panamensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Eulimostraca burragei (Bartsch, 1917)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) portlandica Bartsch, 1927 represented as Melanella portlandica (Bartsch, 1927) accepted as Eulima thersites Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Melanella thersites (Carpenter, 1864)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) tacomaensis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella tacomaensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Amamibalcis comoxensis (Bartsch, 1917)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) abrejosensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Oceanida abrejosensis (Bartsch, 1917)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) baldra Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella baldra Bartsch, 1917
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) micans (Carpenter, 1865) accepted as Melanella micans (Carpenter, 1865)
  » Species Melanella (Melanella) oldroydi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella oldroydae Bartsch, 1917 (basionym)
Species Melanella aciculata [sic] accepted as Melanella acicula (Gould, 1849) (misspelling)
Species Melanella acuta (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834) accepted as Hypermastus acutus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Species Melanella amblytera (Verrill & Bush, 1900) accepted as Polygireulima amblytera (Verrill & Bush, 1900)
Species Melanella anceps (J. T. Marshall, 1901) accepted as Melanella frielei (Jordan, 1895)
Species Melanella anglica (Sowerby, 1834) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
Species Melanella anteflexa accepted as Vitreolina antiflexa (Monterosato, 1884) (unjustidfied emendation by Locard, 1892)
Species Melanella apheles (Tenison Woods, 1879) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella arcuata (C. B. Adams, 1850) accepted as Vitreolina arcuata (C. B. Adams, 1850)
Species Melanella asser Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Fusceulima asser (Bartsch, 1915)
Species Melanella atypha (Verrill & Bush, 1900) accepted as Eulima atypha Verrill & Bush, 1900
Species Melanella bakeri (Bartsch, 1917) accepted as Pseudosabinella bakeri (Bartsch, 1917)
Species Melanella bermudezi Pilsbry & Aguayo, 1933 accepted as Vitreolina bermudezi (Pilsbry & Aguayo, 1933)
Species Melanella berryi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Amamibalcis comoxensis (Bartsch, 1917)
Species Melanella bibsae Nowell-Usticke, 1959 accepted as Scalenostoma subulatum (Broderip, 1832)
Species Melanella breviuscula (Dunker, 1875) accepted as Eulima breviuscula Dunker, 1875
Species Melanella californica Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Hypermastus randolphi (Vanatta, 1900)
Species Melanella candida (Marrat, 1880) accepted as Melanella martinii (A. Adams in Sowerby, 1854)
Species Melanella capa (Bartsch, 1926) accepted as Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
Species Melanella capensis (Thiele, 1915) accepted as Curveulima capensis (Thiele, 1915)
Species Melanella carifa Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Curveulima carifa (Bartsch, 1915)
Species Melanella chascanon (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima chascanon R. B. Watson, 1883
Species Melanella chaunax (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima chaunax R. B. Watson, 1883
Species Melanella columbiana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina columbiana (Bartsch, 1917)
Species Melanella compacta (Carpenter, 1864) accepted as Eulima compacta Carpenter, 1864
Species Melanella compsa (Verrill & Bush, 1900) accepted as Eulima compsa Verrill & Bush, 1900
Species Melanella conoidalis (Sowerby, 1865) accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1851)
Species Melanella corrida Dall, 1927 accepted as Melanella abida Dall, 1927
Species Melanella crossei (Brusina, 1886) accepted as Eulima crossei (Brusina, 1886)
Species Melanella cylindrata (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima cylindrata R. B. Watson, 1883
Species Melanella cylindrica (Thiele, 1925) accepted as Eulima cylindrica Thiele, 1925
Species Melanella dalli (Bartsch, 1917) accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1851)
Species Melanella delmontensis (Smith & Gordon, 1948) accepted as Eulima thersites Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Melanella thersites (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Melanella dilecta (E. A. Smith, 1899) accepted as Parvioris dilecta (E. A. Smith, 1899)
Species Melanella dufresnei [sic] accepted as Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822 (misspelling)
Species Melanella engonia (Verrill & Bush, 1900) accepted as Eulima hypsela Verrill & Bush, 1900 accepted as Melanella hypsela (Verrill & Bush, 1900)
Species Melanella farica Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Oceanida whitechurchi (W. H. Turton, 1932)
Species Melanella fernandinae Dall, 1927 accepted as Bathycrinicola fernandinae (Dall, 1927) (original combination)
Species Melanella fuscopunctata (E. A. Smith, 1890) accepted as Sticteulima fuscopunctata (E. A. Smith, 1890)
Species Melanella gigas (Kuroda & Habe, 1950) accepted as Melanella teinostoma (A. Adams, 1854)
Species Melanella glabra Jeffreys, 1884 accepted as Melanella pseudoglabra (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1912)
Species Melanella gomphus (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima gomphus R. B. Watson, 1883
Species Melanella gratiosa (Thiele, 1925) accepted as Eulima gratiosa Thiele, 1925
Species Melanella helena Thiele, 1930 accepted as Melanella aciculata (Pease, 1861)
Species Melanella hians (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima hians R. B. Watson, 1883
Species Melanella holothuricola Adam, 1934 accepted as Peasistilifer nitidula (Pease, 1860)
Species Melanella hyalina (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima hyalina R. B. Watson, 1883
Species Melanella icafra Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Curveulima icafra (Bartsch, 1915)
Species Melanella inconspicua (R. B. Watson, 1897) accepted as Eulima inconspicua R. B. Watson, 1897
Species Melanella inflexa (Blainville, 1825) accepted as Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822
Species Melanella intermedia (Cantraine, 1835) accepted as Melanella polita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Melanella iota Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Melanella iotoides Bartsch, 1916
Species Melanella irafca Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Hemiliostraca irafca (Bartsch, 1915)
Species Melanella iredalei (Laseron, 1955) accepted as Melanella acicula (Gould, 1849)
Species Melanella jamaicensis (C. B. Adams, 1845) accepted as Melanella eburnea (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
Species Melanella jucunda (Thiele, 1925) accepted as Eulima jucunda Thiele, 1925
Species Melanella kuronamako (Habe, 1952) accepted as Melanella aciculata (Pease, 1861)
Species Melanella kyurokusinensis (Nomura & Hatai, 1940) accepted as Melanella odontoidea (A. Adams, 1861)
Species Melanella laevis (Pennant, 1777) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
Species Melanella lampra Melvill, 1918 accepted as Oceanida lampra (Melvill, 1918)
Species Melanella langleyi (G. B. Sowerby III, 1892) accepted as Eulima langleyi G. B. Sowerby III, 1892
Species Melanella laseroni Hedley, 1916 accepted as Melanella solitaria (E. A. Smith, 1915)
Species Melanella lineata (Monterosato, 1869) accepted as Fusceulima lineata (Monterosato, 1869)
Species Melanella luchuana (Pilsbry, 1901) accepted as Melanella cuspidata (A. Adams, 1854)
Species Melanella lutea Rodrigez Garcia del Castillo, 2000 accepted as Melanella trunca (R. B. Watson, 1897)
Species Melanella mabutii Nomura & Hatai, 1935 accepted as Parvioris fulvescens (A. Adams, 1866)
Species Melanella macra Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina macra (Bartsch, 1917)
Species Melanella major (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834) accepted as Eulima major G. B. Sowerby I, 1834
Species Melanella marginata (Tenison Woods, 1879) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella mayi (Tate, 1900) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella mexicana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella micans (Carpenter, 1865)
Species Melanella montagui (Leach MS, Gray, 1847) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
Species Melanella murrayae (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella nitidula (A. Adams, 1854) accepted as Melanella aciculata (Pease, 1861)
Species Melanella obtusa (Jeffreys, 1884) accepted as Melanella obtusoapicata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Species Melanella oldroydi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella oldroydae Bartsch, 1917
Species Melanella orthopleura (Tate, 1898) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella panamensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Eulimostraca burragei (Bartsch, 1917)
Species Melanella paxillus (A. Adams, 1861) accepted as Leiostraca pura A. Adams, 1861
Species Melanella picta (Sowerby, 1866) accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1851)
Species Melanella pisorum (Pilsbry, 1917) accepted as Melanella acicula (Gould, 1849)
Species Melanella planicincta (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella platyacme (Sykes, 1903) accepted as Melanella jeffreysii (Tryon, 1886)
Species Melanella polygyra (A. Adams, 1851) accepted as Eulima politissima Newton, 1895
Species Melanella porcellana (A. Adams, 1851) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
Species Melanella portlandica (Bartsch, 1927) accepted as Eulima thersites Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Melanella thersites (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Melanella proxima (Sowerby, 1866) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
Species Melanella psila (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima psila R. B. Watson, 1883
Species Melanella pyramidalis (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866) accepted as Leiostraca pyramidalis G. B. Sowerby II, 1866
Species Melanella randolphi (Vanatta, 1900) accepted as Hypermastus randolphi (Vanatta, 1900)
Species Melanella recta (Réquien, 1849) accepted as Melanella polita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Melanella recurva (Boettger, 1893) accepted as Eulima recurva Boettger, 1893
Species Melanella robillardiana Pilsbry, 1917 accepted as Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822
Species Melanella rosa Willett, 1944 accepted as Hypermastus rosa (Willett, 1944)
Species Melanella rossinsulae (Preston, 1916) accepted as Melanella attenuata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866)
Species Melanella rutila (Carpenter, 1864) accepted as Polygireulima rutila (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Melanella salvatori [sic] accepted as Melanella salvadori Castellanos, Rolán & Bartolotta, 1987 (misspelling)
Species Melanella sarsi (Bush, 1909) accepted as Eulima sarsi Bush, 1909
Species Melanella schoutanica (May, 1915) (unaccepted)
Species Melanella simplex (G. B. Sowerby III, 1897) (unaccepted)
Species Melanella solida (Jeffreys, 1884) (unaccepted)
Species Melanella solidula (Monterosato, 1884) (unaccepted)
Species Melanella subangulata (Sowerby, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Melanella subventricosa (Sowerby, 1866) (unaccepted)
Species Melanella tacomaensis Bartsch, 1917 (unaccepted)
Species Melanella thaanumi Pilsbry, 1917 (unaccepted)
Species Melanella thaanumii [sic] (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Melanella tumidula (Thiele, 1912) (unaccepted)
Species Melanella vafra Pilsbry, 1917 (unaccepted)
marine
Bowdich T. E. (1822). Elements of Conchology, including the fossil genera and the animals. Part I. Univalves. 79 pp., 19 pl. Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/45861
page(s): 27 [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Melanella Bowdich, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137978 on 2018-07-21
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original description Bowdich T. E. (1822). Elements of Conchology, including the fossil genera and the animals. Part I. Univalves. 79 pp., 19 pl. Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/45861
page(s): 27 [details]   

basis of record Warén, A. (1984). A generic revision of the family Eulimidae (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). Journal of Molluscan Studies. suppl 13: 1-96.
page(s): 54 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofBalcis Leach, 1847) Warén, A. (1984). A generic revision of the family Eulimidae (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). Journal of Molluscan Studies. suppl 13: 1-96.
page(s): 32 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofEulimaustra Laseron, 1955) Warén, A. (1984). A generic revision of the family Eulimidae (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). Journal of Molluscan Studies. suppl 13: 1-96.
page(s): 45 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]