WoRMS taxon details

Melita Leach, 1814

101679  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101679)

accepted
Genus
Boscia Leach, 1814 · unaccepted (nomen nudum)
Species Melita alaskensis Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
Species Melita alluaudi Ledoyer, 1982
Species Melita anmyeonensis Shin, Coleman & Kim, 2013
Species Melita bingoensis Yamato, 1987
Species Melita bousfieldi García-Madrigal, 2010
Species Melita bulla Karaman, 1978
Species Melita celericula Croker, 1971
Species Melita choshigawaensis Tomikawa, Hirashima, Hirai & Uchiyama, 2018
Species Melita coroninii Heller, 1866
Species Melita corticis Appadoo & Myers, 2005
Species Melita davilae Ortiz & Winfield, 2016
Species Melita donghaiensis Ren, 2012
Species Melita elongata Sheridan, 1980
Species Melita gayi (Nicolet, 1849)
Species Melita guanaense Ortiz, Garcia-Debras & Lalana, 2002
Species Melita haiphongensis Dang & Le, 2011
Species Melita hergensis Reid, 1939
Species Melita hoshinoi Yamato, 1990
Species Melita inaequistylis Dana, 1852
Species Melita intermedia Sheridan, 1979
Species Melita kauerti J.L. Barnard, 1972
Species Melita koreana Stephensen, 1944
Species Melita laevidorsum Stephensen, 1944
Species Melita lagunae Oliveira, 1953
Species Melita longidactyla Hirayama, 1987
Species Melita longisetosa Sheridan, 1980
Species Melita mangrovi Oliveira, 1953
Species Melita mirzajanii Krapp-Schickel & Sket, 2015
Species Melita myersi G. Karaman, 1987
Species Melita nagatai Yamato, 1987
Species Melita nitida S.I. Smith in Verrill, 1873
Species Melita nitidaformis Labay, 2003
Species Melita ophiocola Lowry & Springthorpe, 2005
Species Melita oregonensis J.L. Barnard, 1954
Species Melita orgasmos K.H. Barnard, 1940
Species Melita pahuwai J.L. Barnard, 1970
Species Melita palmata (Montagu, 1804)
Species Melita persia Momtazi, Sari & Maghsoudlou, 2014
Species Melita persona G. Karaman, 1987
Species Melita petronioi Senna, Sorrentino, Machado & Torrent, 2012
Species Melita pilopropoda Hirayama, 1987
Species Melita planaterga Kunkel, 1910
Species Melita quadridentata Yamato, 1990
Species Melita ruffoi K.H. Barnard, 1940
Species Melita rylovae Bulyčeva, 1955
Species Melita sampsonae Lowry & Springthorpe, 2009
Species Melita setiflagella Yamato, 1988
Species Melita setimera Appadoo & Myers, 2005
Species Melita simplex Myers, 1985
Species Melita solada J.L. Barnard, 1961
Species Melita stocki G. Karaman, 1987
Species Melita sulca (Stout, 1913)
Species Melita tristanensis K.H. Barnard, 1965
Species Melita tuberculata Nagata, 1965
Species Melita zeylanica Stebbing, 1904

Species Melita abyssorum Stephensen, 1944 accepted as Quasimelita abyssorum (Stephensen, 1944) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita amoena Hansen, 1888 accepted as Abludomelita amoena (Hansen, 1888)
Species Melita anisochir (Krøyer, 1845) accepted as Dulichiella anisochir (Krøyer, 1845) (superseded combination)
Species Melita awa J.L. Barnard, 1972 accepted as Josephosella awa (J.L. Barnard, 1972) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita breviarticulata Ren, 2012 accepted as Abludomelita breviarticulata (Ren, 2012) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita californica Alderman, 1936 accepted as Abludomelita californica Alderman, 1936 accepted as Desdimelita californica (Alderman, 1936) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita dentata (Krøyer, 1842) accepted as Megamoera dentata (Krøyer, 1842) (superseded combination)
Species Melita denticulata Nagata, 1965 accepted as Abludomelita denticulata (Nagata, 1965) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita desdichada Barnard, 1962 accepted as Desdimelita desdichada (J.L. Barnard, 1962) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita excavata Ledoyer, 1979 accepted as Ledoyeromelita excavata (Ledoyer, 1979) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita festiva Chilton, 1885 accepted as Ledoyeromelita festiva (Chilton, 1885) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita formosa Murdoch, 1885 accepted as Quasimelita formosa (Murdoch, 1885) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita gladiosa Spence Bate, 1862 accepted as Abludomelita gladiosa (Spence Bate, 1862) (synonym)
Species Melita grandimana Chevreux, 1908 accepted as Verdeia grandimana (Chevreux, 1908) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita hainanensis Ren & Andres, 2012 in Ren, 2012 accepted as Josephosella hainanensis (Ren & Andres, 2012 in Ren, 2012) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita huanghaiensis Ren, 2012 accepted as Abludomelita huanghaiensis (Ren, 2012) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita japonica Nagata, 1965 accepted as Abludomelita japonica (Nagata, 1965) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita kodiakensis J.L. Barnard, 1964 accepted as Megamoera kodiakensis (J.L. Barnard, 1964) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita latiflagella Ren & Andres, 2012 in Ren, 2012 accepted as Paraniphargus latiflagella (Ren & Andres, 2012 in Ren, 2012) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita leiotelson Vonk, 1989 accepted as Tegano leiotelson (Vonk, 1989) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita lignophila Barnard, 1961 accepted as Megamoera lignophila (J.L. Barnard, 1961) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita machaera K.H. Barnard, 1955 accepted as Abludomelita machaera (K.H. Barnard, 1955) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita matilda J.L. Barnard, 1972 accepted as Barnardomelita matilda (J.L. Barnard, 1972) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita megacheles Giles, 1885 accepted as Cheiriphotis megacheles (Giles, 1885) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita mikulitschae Gurjanova, 1985 accepted as Megamoera mikulitschae (Gurjanova, 1985)
Species Melita mucronata Griffiths, 1975 accepted as Abludomelita mucronata (Griffiths, 1975) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita oba J.L. Barnard, 1972 accepted as Paraniphargus oba (J.L. Barnard, 1972) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) accepted as Abludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) (Synonym)
Species Melita pallida G.O. Sars, 1879 accepted as Megamoera pallida (G.O. Sars, 1879) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita pellucida G.O. Sars, 1883 accepted as Allomelita pellucida (G.O. Sars, 1883) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita quadrispinosa Vosseler, 1889 accepted as Quasimelita quadrispinosa (Vosseler, 1889)
Species Melita ramsayi Haswell, 1879 accepted as Ceradocus (Denticeradocus) ramsayi (Haswell, 1879) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita reidi Hamond, 1965 accepted as Desdimelita reidi (Hamond, 1965) accepted as Tegano reidi (Hamond, 1965)
Species Melita richardi Chevreux, 1900 accepted as Abludomelita richardi (Chevreux, 1900) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita rotundactyla Ren, 2012 accepted as Abludomelita rotundactyla (Ren, 2012) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita seticornis Bousfield, 1970 accepted as Tegano seticornis (Bousfield, 1970) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita setipes (Dana, 1853) accepted as Quadrimaera setipes (Dana, 1853) (superseded combination)
Species Melita sexstachya Gamo, 1977 accepted as Abludomelita sexstachya (Gamo, 1977) accepted as Quasimelita sexstachya (Gamo, 1977)
Species Melita somovae Bulyčeva, 1952 accepted as Abludomelita somovae (Bulyčeva, 1952) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita unamoena Hirayama, 1987 accepted as Abludomelita unamoena (Hirayama, 1987) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita valesi Karaman, 1955 accepted as Paraniphargus valesi (Karaman, 1955) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita virgula Krapp-Schickel, Ruffo & Schiecke, 1994 accepted as Tegano virgula (Krapp-Schickel, Ruffo & Schiecke, 1994)
Species Melita vulcanella J.L. Barnard, 1979 accepted as Anchialella vulcanella J.L. Barnard, 1979
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Leach, W.E. (1813-1815). Crustaceology. <em>In: Brewster, D. (ed.), The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. Balfour, Edinburgh, vol. 7(1): 383–384 [1813], 7(2): 385–437, 765–766 [1814], 9(1): pl. CCXXI [1815].</em> , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37187640
page(s): 403; note: (Bottom-Left corner) [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C.O.; Copila?-Ciocianu, D.; Corbari, L.; Costello, M.J.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J.-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J.M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A.R.; Serejo, C.; Souza-Filho, J.F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.D.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2023). World Amphipoda Database. Melita Leach, 1814. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101679 on 2023-01-28
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1998-01-13 20:52:06Z
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-10-26 10:14:21Z
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2010-11-09 10:34:31Z
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2020-07-10 13:15:08Z
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2022-09-03 12:34:33Z
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original description Leach, W.E. (1813-1815). Crustaceology. <em>In: Brewster, D. (ed.), The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. Balfour, Edinburgh, vol. 7(1): 383–384 [1813], 7(2): 385–437, 765–766 [1814], 9(1): pl. CCXXI [1815].</em> , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37187640
page(s): 403; note: (Bottom-Left corner) [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Caliniphargus Stout, 1913) Stout, V. R. (1913). Studies in Laguna Amphipoda. <em>Zoologische Jahrbucher. Abteilung fur Systematik, Okologie und Geographie der Tiere.</em> 34: 633-659. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Bellan-Santini, D.; Costello, M.J. (2001). Amphipoda. <em>in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification.</em> Collection Patrimoines Naturels 50: pp. 295-308. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at https://www.checklistbank.org/dataset/126539/about [details]   

additional source Webber, W.R., G.D. Fenwick, J.M. Bradford-Grieve, S.G. Eagar, J.S. Buckeridge, G.C.B. Poore, E.W. Dawson, L. Watling, J.B. Jones, J.B.J. Wells, N.L. Bruce, S.T. Ahyong, K. Larsen, M.A. Chapman, J. Olesen, J.S. Ho, J.D. Green, R.J. Shiel, C.E.F. Rocha, A. Lörz, G.J. Bird & W.A. Charleston. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils.</em> pp. 98-232 (COPEPODS 21 pp.). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Lincoln, R. J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. <em>British Museum (Natural History).</em> 658 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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