WoRMS taxon details

Melithaeinae Alderslade, 2006

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

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Subfamily

Genus Birotulata Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857
Genus Clathraria Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria acuta Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea acuta (Gray, 1870) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria akalyx Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea akalyx (Kükenthal, 1908) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria atrorubens (Gray, 1870) accepted as Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria elongata (Gray, 1859) accepted as Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria maldivensis van Ofwegen, 1987 accepted as Melithaea maldivensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria omanensis van Ofwegen, 1987 accepted as Melithaea omanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria planiloca (Ridley, 1888) accepted as Melithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria robusta Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Melithaea shanni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria roemeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea roemeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria rubrinodis Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea rubrinodis (Gray, 1859) (synonym)
Genus Melitella Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857
Genus Melitodes Verrill, 1864 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Melitodes africana (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea africana (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)
  » 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)
Genus Mopsella Gray, 1857 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella aurantia (Esper, 1798) accepted as Melithaea aurantia (Esper, 1798) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella clavigera Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea clavigera (Ridley, 1884) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella gracilis Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea gracilis (Gray, 1859) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella hicksoni Thorpe, 1928 accepted as Melithaea thorpeae Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella klunzingeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea klunzingeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella retifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Melithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella robusta (Shann, 1912) accepted as Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella sanguinea Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella singularis Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea singularis (Thomson, 1916) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella spinosa Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea spinosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella spongiosa Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea spongiosa (Nutting, 1911) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella studeri Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea studeri (Nutting, 1911) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella textiformis (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Melithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1815) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella triangulata (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911) (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella zimmeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea zimmeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (synonym)
Genus Pleurocoralloides Moroff, 1902 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857
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. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1199: 19–47. [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2019). World List of Octocorallia. Melithaeinae Alderslade, 2006. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=746752 on 2019-11-11
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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. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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. <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]