WoRMS name details

Melitodes Verrill, 1864

291522  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:291522)

 unaccepted (synonym)

Species Melitodes africana (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea africana (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melitodes arborea Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea arborea (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Melitodes contorta Dean, 1932 accepted as Melithaea contorta (Dean, 1932)
Species Melitodes esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melitodes flabellum Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910 accepted as Acabaria flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910) accepted as Melithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910)
Species Melitodes mertoni Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea mertoni (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Melitodes modesta (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (synonym)
Species Melitodes philippinensis Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melitodes rugosa Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea rugosa (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melitodes sinuata Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Melitodes splendens Thomson & McQueen, 1908 accepted as Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) (synonym)
Species Melitodes squamata (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea squamata (Nutting, 1911)
Species Melitodes stormii (Studer, 1895) accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895)
Species Melitodes sulphurea (Studer, 1895) accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895)
Species Melitodes variabilis Hickson, 1905 accepted as Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905) (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Melitodes Verrill, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=291522 on 2020-11-30
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basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Verrill AE. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587563 [details]   

source of synonymy 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. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request]