WoRMS name details

Melita formosa Murdoch, 1885

102838  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:102838)

 unaccepted (superseded original combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Murdoch, J. 1885. Description of seven new species of Crustacea and one worm from Artic Alaska. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 7: 518-522., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7306312 [details]   
Distribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern...  
Distribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley); Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel) [details]
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C.O.; 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.; Sket, B.; Souza-Filho, J.F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.D.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2022). World Amphipoda Database. Melita formosa Murdoch, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=102838 on 2022-01-16
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Murdoch, J. 1885. Description of seven new species of Crustacea and one worm from Artic Alaska. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 7: 518-522., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7306312 [details]   

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., L. Bosse & G. Lamarche. (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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley); Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel) [details]

Habitat bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]