WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelithaeinae Alderslade, 2006

746752  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:746752)

accepted
Subfamily
marine
Alderslade, P. (2006). New subfamilies and a new genus and species of Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) with comparative data on the structure of both melithaeid and subergorgiid axes. Zootaxa. 1199: 19–47. [details]   
van Ofwegen, L. (2016). Melithaeinae. 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=746752 on 2017-12-11

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original description Alderslade, P. (2006). New subfamilies and a new genus and species of Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) with comparative data on the structure of both melithaeid and subergorgiid axes. Zootaxa. 1199: 19–47. [details]   

additional source 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]