WoRMS taxon details

Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889)

746508  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:746508)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Melitodes philippinensis Wright & Studer, 1889) Wright, E.P.; Studer, T. (1889). Report on the Alcyonaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 31 (part 64), lxxii+ 314 pp., 43 pls. London., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-64/htm/doc.html [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=746508 on 2020-10-22
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original description  (of Melitodes philippinensis Wright & Studer, 1889) Wright, E.P.; Studer, T. (1889). Report on the Alcyonaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 31 (part 64), lxxii+ 314 pp., 43 pls. London., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-64/htm/doc.html [details]   

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. <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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Syntype (of Melitodes philippinensis Wright & Studer, 1889) BMNH 1889.5.27.145, geounit Philippines [details]