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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) 
AphiaID: 288131

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been 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 Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaea Milne-Edwards, 1857
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcabaria fragilis Wright & Studer, 1889 (synonym)
Sources 
new combination reference 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. [details]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288131
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z  checked  van Ofwegen, Leen
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288131 on 2014-07-29
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