WoRMS taxon details

Melithaeinae Alderslade, 2006

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

accepted
Subfamily
Genus Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857

Genus Acabaria Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Anicella Gray, 1868 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Birotulata Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Clathraria Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Melitella Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Melitodes Verrill, 1864 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Mopsella Gray, 1858 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Pleurocoralloides Moroff, 1902 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Psilacabaria Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Wrightella Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
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]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Melithaeinae Alderslade, 2006. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=746752 on 2022-12-03
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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]