WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea Milne Edwards, 1857

205342 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205342)
accepted
Genus
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 boninensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
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 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 dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea divaricata (Gray, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea doederleini Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
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 flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea formosa (Nutting, 1911)
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 isonoi Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea keramaensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015 †
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 oyeni Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
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 ryukyuensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea sagamiensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea satsumaensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
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 suensoni Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea superba (Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea tanseii Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
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 tokaraensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
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 confusum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea densa (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea flabellifera (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea formosum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea modesta (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (synonym)
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 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea sulphurea (Studer, 1895) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea stormii (Studer, 1895) (synonym)
van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857. In: Cordeiro, R. (2017). World List of Octocorallia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205342 on 2017-11-25

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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorWrightella Gray, 1870) Williams, G.C. (1992). Biogeography of the octocorallian coelenterate fauna of southern Africa. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 46: 351-401. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorWrightella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorWrightella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcabaria Gray, 1859) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcabaria 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcabaria 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcabaria 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathraria 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathraria 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMopsella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMopsella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitodes 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitodes 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitodes 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleurocoralloides 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitella 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelitella Gray, 1859) Grasshoff, M. (1999). The shallow water gorgonians of New Caledonia and adjacent islands (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). Senckenbergiana Biologica. 78: 1–245. [details]   
 



LanguageName 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイボイソバナ [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイソハナビ [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイソバナ  [details]