WoRMS taxon details

Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857

205342  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205342)

accepted
Genus
Species Melithaea acuta (Gray, 1870)
Species Melithaea africana (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea akalyx (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea albitincta (Ridley, 1884)
Species Melithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903)
Species Melithaea andamanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
Species Melithaea arborea (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870)
Species Melithaea aurantia (Esper, 1798)
Species Melithaea australis (Gray, 1868)
Species Melithaea baladea (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Melithaea bicolor (Nutting, 1908)
Species Melithaea biserialis (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea boninensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea braueri (Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Melithaea caledonica Grasshoff, 1999
Species Melithaea capensis (Studer, 1878)
Species Melithaea cinquemiglia (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Melithaea clavigera (Ridley, 1884)
Species Melithaea coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Melithaea contorta (Dean, 1932)
Species Melithaea corymbosa (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea delicata (Hickson, 1940)
Species Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Melithaea divaricata (Gray, 1859)
Species Melithaea doederleini Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea dubia (Broch, 1916)
Species Melithaea ellisi (Hickson, 1937)
Species Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859)
Species Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Melithaea esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea flabellata (Gray, 1870)
Species Melithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910)
Species Melithaea formosa (Nutting, 1911)
Species Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea frondosa (Brundin, 1896)
Species Melithaea furcata (Thomson, 1916)
Species Melithaea gracilis (Gray, 1859)
Species Melithaea gracillima (Ridley, 1884)
Species Melithaea haddoni (Hickson, 1937)
Species Melithaea harbereri (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea hendersoni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Melithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911)
Species Melithaea isonoi Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865)
Species Melithaea keramaensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015 †
Species Melithaea klunzingeri (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea kuea (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Melithaea laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea linearis (Gray, 1870)
Species Melithaea mabahissi (Hickson, 1940)
Species Melithaea maldivensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
Species Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Melithaea mertoni (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Melithaea modesta (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea moluccana (Kükenthal, 1896)
Species Melithaea mutsu (Minobe, 1929)
Species Melithaea nodosa (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea nuttingi (Hickson, 1937)
Species Melithaea occidentalis Duchassaing, 1870
Species Melithaea ochracea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Melithaea omanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
Species Melithaea ornata (Thomson & Simpson, 1909)
Species Melithaea ouvea (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Melithaea oyeni Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888)
Species Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Melithaea pulchella (Thomson & Simpson, 1909)
Species Melithaea pulchra (Hickson, 1937)
Species Melithaea ramulosa (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Melithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912)
Species Melithaea roemeri (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea rubra (Esper, 1789)
Species Melithaea rubrinodis (Gray, 1859)
Species Melithaea rugosa (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea ryukyuensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea sagamiensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea satsumaensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea serrata (Ridley, 1884)
Species Melithaea shanni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Melithaea sinaica (Grasshoff, 2000)
Species Melithaea singularis (Thomson, 1916)
Species Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melithaea spinosa (Kükenthal, 1878)
Species Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908)
Species Melithaea spongiosa (Nutting, 1911)
Species Melithaea squamata (Nutting, 1911)
Species Melithaea squarrosa (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Melithaea stiasnyi (van Ofwegen, 1989)
Species Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895)
Species Melithaea studeri (Nutting, 1911)
Species Melithaea suensoni Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea superba (Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Melithaea tanseii Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea tenella (Dana, 1846)
Species Melithaea tenuis (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Melithaea thomsoni (Broch, 1916)
Species Melithaea thorpeae Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Melithaea tokaraensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Melithaea tongaensis (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911)
Species Melithaea trilineata (Thomson, 1917)
Species Melithaea undulata (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea valdiviae (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905)
Species Melithaea virgata (Verrill, 1846)
Species Melithaea wrighti Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Melithaea zimmeri (Kükenthal, 1908)

Species Melithaea squamosa Nutting (nomen nudum, nomen nudum)

Species Melithaea confusum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Melithaea densa (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Melithaea flabellifera (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Melithaea formosum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Melithaea modesta (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (synonym)
Species Melithaea splendens (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (synonym)
Species Melithaea sulphurea (Studer, 1895) accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895) (synonym)
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205342 on 2018-07-17
Date
action
by
1998-08-31 15:22:18Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked
2014-01-20 07:04:24Z
changed

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basis of record Goh, N.K.C. & L.M. Chou (1996). An annotated checklist of the gorgonians (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) of Singapore, with a discussion of the gorgonian diversity in the Indo-West Pacific. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 44 (2): 435-459. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofWrightella Gray, 1870) Williams, G.C. (1992). Biogeography of the octocorallian coelenterate fauna of southern Africa. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 46: 351-401. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofWrightella Gray, 1870) Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofWrightella Gray, 1870) Grasshoff, M. (1999). The shallow water gorgonians of New Caledonia and adjacent islands (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). Senckenbergiana Biologica. 78: 1–245. [details]   

additional source  (ofAcabaria Gray, 1859) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcabaria Gray, 1859) Goh, N.K.C. & L.M. Chou (1996). An annotated checklist of the gorgonians (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) of Singapore, with a discussion of the gorgonian diversity in the Indo-West Pacific. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 44 (2): 435-459. [details]   

additional source  (ofAcabaria Gray, 1859) Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofAcabaria Gray, 1859) Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofClathraria Gray, 1859) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofClathraria Gray, 1859) Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofMopsella Gray, 1857) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMopsella Gray, 1857) Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofMelitodes Verrill, 1864) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source  (ofMelitodes Verrill, 1864) Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30465#page/37/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMelitodes Verrill, 1864) Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofPleurocoralloides Moroff, 1902) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source  (ofMelitella Gray, 1859) Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofMelitella Gray, 1859) Grasshoff, M. (1999). The shallow water gorgonians of New Caledonia and adjacent islands (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). Senckenbergiana Biologica. 78: 1–245. [details]   
 
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Japanese イボイソバナ [from synonym]イソハナビ [from synonym]イソバナ  [details]