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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea Milne-Edwards, 1857 
AphiaID: 205342

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonacea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleraxonia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaeinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaeinae Alderslade, 2007
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcabaria Gray, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathraria Gray, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitodes (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMopsella Gray, 1857 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleurocoralloides Moroff, 1902
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWrightella Gray, 1870 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea acuta (Gray, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea africana (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea akalyx (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea albitincta (Ridley, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea andamanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea arborea (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea aurantia (Esper, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea australis (Gray, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea baladea (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea bicolor (Nutting, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea biserialis (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea braueri (Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea caledonica Grasshoff, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea capensis (Studer, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea cinquemiglia (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea clavigera (Ridley, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea confusum (Moroff, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea contorta Dean, 1932
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea corymbosa (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea delicata (Hickson, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea densa (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea divaricata (Gray, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea dubia (Broch, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea ellisi (Hickson, 1937)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea elongata (Gray, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea flabellata (Gray, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea flabellifera (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea formosa (Nutting, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea formosum (Moroff, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea frondosa (Brundin, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea furcata (Thomson, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea gracilis (Gray, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea gracillima (Ridley, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea haddoni (Hickson, 1937)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea harbereri (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea hendersoni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea klunzingeri (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea kuea (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea linearis (Gray, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea mabahissi (Hickson, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea maldivensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea mertoni (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea modesta (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea moluccana (Kükenthal, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea mutsu (Minobe, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea nodosa (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea nuttingi (Hickson, 1937)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea occidentalis Duchassaing, 1870
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea ochracea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea omanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea ornata (Thomson & Simpson, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea ouvea (Grasshoff, 1999)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea pulchella (Thomson & Simpson, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea pulchra (Hickson, 1937)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea ramulosa (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea robusta (Shann, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea roemeri (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea rubra (Esper, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea rubrinodis (Gray, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea rugosa (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea serrata (Ridley, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea shanni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea sinaica (Grasshoff, 2000)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea singularis (Thomson, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea spinosa (Kükenthal, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea spongiosa (Nutting, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea squamata (Nutting, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea squarrosa (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea stiasnyi (van Ofwegen, 1989)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea stormii (Studer, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea studeri (Nutting, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea superba (Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea tenella (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea tenuis (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea thomsoni (Broch, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea thorpeae Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea tongaensis (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea trilineata (Thomson, 1917)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea undulata (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea valdiviae (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea virgata (Verrill, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea wrighti Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea zimmeri (Kükenthal, 1908)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea squamosa Nutting (nomen nudum, nomen nudum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea modesta (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea splendens (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea sulphurea (Studer, 1895) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea stormii (Studer, 1895)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205342
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-31 15:22:18Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z  checked  van Ofwegen, Leen
2014-01-20 07:04:24Z  changed  van Ofwegen, Leen
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Melithaea Milne-Edwards, 1857. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205342 on 2014-12-21
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