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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo melo (Lightfoot, 1786) 
AphiaID: 215200

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolutidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmoriinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonini (Tribe) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo Broderip in Sowerby I, 1826
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymbium indicum (Gmelin, 1791)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymbium maculatum Röding, 1798 (synopnym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymbium melo (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta anguria Lightfoot, 1786 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta citrina Fischer, 1807 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta indica Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta melo Lightfoot, 1786 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Bail P. & Poppe G.T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. ConchBooks, Hackenheim. 30 pp, 5 pl. (updated October 2008 for WoRMS) [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian volute  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo melo melo (Lightfoot, 1786)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelo melo tesselata (Lamarck, 1811)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (21 nucleotides; 9 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Malaysia, South China Sea (Abbott & Dance, 1986) [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Melo melo
Melo melo
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215200
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2001-12-06 12:04:48Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-03-17 12:46:50Z  changed  Bail, Patrice
  
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  Citation: Bail, P. (2014). Melo melo (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215200 on 2014-10-21
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