WoRMS name details

Melitodes Verrill, 1864

291522  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:291522)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Genus

Species Melitodes africana Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea africana (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Melitodes albitincta Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea albitincta (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
Species Melitodes arborea Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea arborea (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Melitodes contorta Dean, 1932 accepted as Melithaea contorta (Dean, 1932)
Species Melitodes densa Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (synonym)
Species Melitodes elongata (Gray, 1859) accepted as Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (changed combination)
Species Melitodes esperi Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes faurii J.S. Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Melitodes flabellifera Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (synonym)
Species Melitodes flabellum Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910 accepted as Melithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910) (original combination)
Species Melitodes fragilis Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes grandis J.S. Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Melitodes laevis Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes mertoni Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea mertoni (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
Species Melitodes modesta Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (synonym)
Species Melitodes moluccana Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Melithaea moluccana Kükenthal, 1919 (original combination)
Species Melitodes mutsu Minobe, 1929 accepted as Melithaea mutsu (Minobe, 1929) (original combination)
Species Melitodes nodosa Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea nodosa (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes ochracea (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Melithaea ochracea (Linnaeus, 1758) (changed combination)
Species Melitodes ornata Thomson & Simpson, 1909 accepted as Melithaea ornata (Thomson & Simpson, 1909) (original combination)
Species Melitodes philippinensis Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes pulchella Thomson & Simpson, 1909 accepted as Melithaea pulchella (Thomson & Simpson, 1909) (original combination)
Species Melitodes robusta (Shann, 1912) accepted as Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (changed combination)
Species Melitodes rubeola Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes rugosa Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea rugosa (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes sinuata Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Melitodes splendens Thomson & McQueen, 1908 accepted as Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) (original combination)
Species Melitodes squamata Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea squamata (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
Species Melitodes squamosa Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melitodes squamata Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea squamata (Nutting, 1911) (misspelling)
Species Melitodes stormii Studer, 1895 accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895) (original combination)
Species Melitodes sulfurea Studer, 1895 accepted as Melitodes sulphurea Studer, 1895 accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895) (variant spelling)
Species Melitodes sulphurea Studer, 1895 accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895) (synonym, original combination)
Species Melitodes tenella (Dana, 1846) accepted as Melithaea tenella Dana, 1846 (changed combination)
Species Melitodes thomsoni Broch, 1916 accepted as Melithaea thomsoni (Broch, 1916) (original combination)
Species Melitodes variabilis Hickson, 1905 accepted as Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905) (original combination)
Species Melitodes virgata Verrill, 1864 accepted as Melithaea virgata (Verrill, 1846) (original combination)

Species Melitodes dichotoma (Pallas, 1766) (uncertain)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587563
page(s): 38 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Melitodes Verrill, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=291522 on 2021-10-27
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2010-09-15 12:49:54Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587563
page(s): 38 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Hickson, S.J. (1937). The family Melitodidae. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 23(1): 73-209, plate 14. [details]   

additional source Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587563 [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] 

source of synonymy Muzik, K.M.; Bayer, F.M. (1980). Melithaea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 and Isis ochracea Linnaeus, 1758 (Coelenterate, Anthozoa): proposed conservation. Z.N.(S.)2150. <em>Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 37: 228-232. [details]