WoRMS taxon details

Melithaeinae Alderslade, 2006

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

accepted
Subfamily
Genus Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857
  » Species Melithaea acuta (Gray, 1870)
  » Species Melithaea africana (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea akalyx (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea albitincta (Ridley, 1884)
  » Species Melithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903)
  » Species Melithaea andamanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
  » Species Melithaea arborea (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870)
  » Species Melithaea aurantia (Esper, 1798)
  » Species Melithaea australis (Gray, 1868)
  » Species Melithaea baladea (Grasshoff, 1999)
  » Species Melithaea bicolor (Nutting, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea biserialis (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea boninensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea braueri (Kükenthal, 1919)
  » Species Melithaea caledonica Grasshoff, 1999
  » Species Melithaea capensis (Studer, 1878)
  » Species Melithaea cervicornis (Thomson & Dean, 1931)
  » Species Melithaea cinquemiglia (Grasshoff, 1999)
  » Species Melithaea clavigera (Ridley, 1884)
  » Species Melithaea coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
  » Species Melithaea contorta (Dean, 1932)
  » Species Melithaea corymbosa (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea davidi Samimi-Namin, Ofwegen & McFadden, 2016
  » Species Melithaea delicata (Hickson, 1940)
  » Species Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Melithaea divaricata (Gray, 1859)
  » Species Melithaea doederleini Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea dubia (Broch, 1916)
  » Species Melithaea ellisi (Hickson, 1937)
  » Species Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859)
  » Species Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  » Species Melithaea esperi (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea flabellata (Gray, 1870)
  » Species Melithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910)
  » Species Melithaea formosa (Nutting, 1911)
  » Species Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea frondosa (Brundin, 1896)
  » Species Melithaea furcata (J.S. Thomson, 1916)
  » Species Melithaea gracilis (Gray, 1859)
  » Species Melithaea gracillima (Ridley, 1884)
  » Species Melithaea habereri (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea haddoni (Hickson, 1937)
  » Species Melithaea hendersoni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
  » Species Melithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911)
  » Species Melithaea isonoi Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865)
  » Species Melithaea keramaensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea klunzingeri (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea kuea (Grasshoff, 1999)
  » Species Melithaea laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea linearis (Gray, 1870)
  » Species Melithaea mabahissi (Hickson, 1940)
  » Species Melithaea maldivensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
  » Species Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
  » Species Melithaea mertoni (Kükenthal, 1909)
  » Species Melithaea modesta (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea moluccana Kükenthal, 1919
  » Species Melithaea mutsu (Minobe, 1929)
  » Species Melithaea nodosa (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea nuttingi (Hickson, 1937)
  » Species Melithaea occidentalis Duchassaing, 1870
  » Species Melithaea ochracea (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Melithaea omanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987)
  » Species Melithaea ornata (Thomson & Simpson, 1909)
  » Species Melithaea ouvea (Grasshoff, 1999)
  » Species Melithaea oyeni Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888)
  » Species Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909)
  » Species Melithaea pulchella (Thomson & Simpson, 1909)
  » Species Melithaea pulchra (Hickson, 1937)
  » Species Melithaea ramulosa (Kükenthal, 1909)
  » Species Melithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912)
  » Species Melithaea roemeri (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea rubra (Esper, 1789)
  » Species Melithaea rubrinodis (Gray, 1859)
  » Species Melithaea rugosa (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea ryukyuensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea sagamiensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea satsumaensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea serrata (Ridley, 1884)
  » Species Melithaea shanni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
  » Species Melithaea sinaica (Grasshoff, 2000)
  » Species Melithaea singularis (Thomson, 1916)
  » Species Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889)
  » Species Melithaea spinosa (Kükenthal, 1909)
  » Species Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea spongiosa (Nutting, 1911)
  » Species Melithaea squamata (Nutting, 1911)
  » Species Melithaea squarrosa (Kükenthal, 1909)
  » Species Melithaea stiasnyi (van Ofwegen, 1989)
  » Species Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895)
  » Species Melithaea studeri (Nutting, 1911)
  » Species Melithaea suensoni Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea superba (Kükenthal, 1919)
  » Species Melithaea tanseii Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea tenella Dana, 1846
  » Species Melithaea tenuis (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Melithaea thomsoni (Broch, 1916)
  » Species Melithaea thorpeae Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
  » Species Melithaea tokaraensis Matsumoto & van Ofwegen, 2015
  » Species Melithaea tongaensis (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911)
  » Species Melithaea trilineata (J.S. Thomson, 1916)
  » Species Melithaea undulata (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea valdiviae (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905)
  » Species Melithaea virgata (Verrill, 1846)
  » Species Melithaea wrighti Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014
  » Species Melithaea zimmeri (Kükenthal, 1908)
  » Species Melithaea squamosa Nutting (nomen nudum)
  » Species Melithaea confusum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (synonym)
  » Species Melithaea densa (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (synonym)
  » Species Melithaea flabellifera (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (synonym)
  » Species Melithaea formosum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (synonym)
  » Species Melithaea modesta (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (synonym)
  » Species Melithaea splendens (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (secondary homonym of M. splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908))
  » Species Melithaea sulphurea (Studer, 1895) accepted as Melithaea stormii (Studer, 1895) (synonym)

Genus Acabaria Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Acabaria amboinensis Hentschel, 1903 accepted as Melithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria andamanensis van Ofwegen, 1987 accepted as Melithaea andamanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria australis (Gray, 1868) accepted as Melithaea australis (Gray, 1868) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria baladea Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea baladea (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria bicolor (Nutting, 1908) accepted as Melithaea bicolor (Nutting, 1908) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria biserialis Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea biserialis (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria capensis (Studer, 1878) accepted as Melithaea capensis (Studer, 1878) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria cinquemiglia Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea cinquemiglia (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria confusum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea confusum (Moroff, 1902) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria corymbosa Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea corymbosa (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria crosslandi Stiasny, 1938 accepted as Acabaria splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) (synonym)
  » Species Acabaria dakini Thorpe, 1928 accepted as Zignisis Alderslade, 1998
  » Species Acabaria delicata Hickson, 1940 accepted as Melithaea delicata (Hickson, 1940) (synonym)
  » Species Acabaria divaricata Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea divaricata (Gray, 1859) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria erythaea accepted as Acabaria erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (Spelling mistake)
  » Species Acabaria erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910) accepted as Melithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria formosa Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea formosa (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria formosum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea formosum (Moroff, 1902) (synonym)
  » Species Acabaria fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria frondosa (Brundin, 1896) accepted as Melithaea frondosa (Brundin, 1896) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria furcata (J.S. Thomson, 1916) accepted as Melithaea furcata (J.S. Thomson, 1916) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria gracillima (Ridley, 1884) accepted as Melithaea gracillima (Ridley, 1884) (changed combination)
    » Variety Acabaria gracillima var. cerea Hickson, 1937 (uncertain)
  » Species Acabaria habereri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea habereri (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria haddoni Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea haddoni (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria hicksoni Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria japonica (Verrill, 1865) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria kuea Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea kuea (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria mabahissi Hickson, 1940 accepted as Melithaea mabahissi (Hickson, 1940) (synonym)
  » Species Acabaria modesta Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea modesta (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
    » Variety Acabaria modesta var. abyssicola Kükenthal, 1911 (uncertain)
  » Species Acabaria nodosa Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea nodosa (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria nuttingi Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea nuttingi (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria ouvea Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea ouvea (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria planoregularis Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria pulchra Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea pulchra (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria ramulosa Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea ramulosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria robusta (Shann, 1912) accepted as Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria rubra Esper, 1789 accepted as Melithaea rubra (Esper, 1789) (synonym)
  » Species Acabaria serrata Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea serrata (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria sinaica Grasshoff, 2000 accepted as Melithaea sinaica (Grasshoff, 2000) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) accepted as Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria squarrosa Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea squarrosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria tenuis Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea tenuis (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria triangulata Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria undulata Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea undulata (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria valdiviae Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea valdiviae (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Acabaria variabilis (Hickson, 1905) accepted as Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905) (changed combination)
  » Species Acabaria variabilis (Thomson & Henderson, 1906) accepted as Melithaea hendersoni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (junior secondary homonym of Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905))
Genus Anicella Gray, 1868 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Anicella australis Gray, 1868 accepted as Melithaea australis (Gray, 1868) (original combination)
Genus Birotulata Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Birotulata splendens Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea mcqueeni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (secondary homonym of Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908))
Genus Clathraria Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Clathraria acuta Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea acuta (Gray, 1870) (original combination)
  » Species Clathraria akalyx Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea akalyx (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Clathraria atrorubens (Gray, 1870) accepted as Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870) (changed combination)
  » Species Clathraria elongata (Gray, 1859) accepted as Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (changed combination)
  » Species Clathraria maldivensis van Ofwegen, 1987 accepted as Melithaea maldivensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (original combination)
  » Species Clathraria omanensis van Ofwegen, 1987 accepted as Melithaea omanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (original combination)
  » Species Clathraria planiloca (Ridley, 1888) accepted as Melithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888) (original combination)
  » Species Clathraria robusta Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Melithaea shanni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (junior secondary homonym of Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912))
  » Species Clathraria roemeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea roemeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Clathraria rubrinodis Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea rubrinodis (Gray, 1859) (original combination)
Genus Melitella Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Melitella atrorubens Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870) (original combination)
  » Species Melitella coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Melithaea coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (changed combination)
  » Species Melitella elongata Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (original combination)
  » Species Melitella flabellata Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea flabellata (Gray, 1870) (original combination)
  » Species Melitella japonica (Verrill, 1865) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (changed combination)
  » Species Melitella linearis Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea linearis (Gray, 1870) (original combination)
  » Species Melitella retifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Melithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816) (changed combination)
  » Species Melitella splendens (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea splendens (Nutting, 1911) (changed combination)
  » Species Melitella textiformis (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Melithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1816) (changed combination)
Genus Melitodes Verrill, 1864 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » 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)
    » Variety Melitodes ochracea var. albitincta (Ridley, 1884) accepted as Melithaea albitincta (Ridley, 1884) (changed combination)
    » Variety Melitodes ochracea var. decipiens Hickson, 1937 (uncertain)
  » 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 (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 (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)
Genus Mopsella Gray, 1858 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Mopsella amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903) accepted as Melithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella atrorubens (Gray, 1870) accepted as Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella aurantia (Esper, 1798) accepted as Melithaea aurantia (Esper, 1798) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella clavigera Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea clavigera (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella dubia Broch, 1916 accepted as Melithaea dubia (Broch, 1916) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella ellisii Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea ellisi (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella elongata (Gray, 1859) accepted as Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella gracilis Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea gracilis (Gray, 1859) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella hicksoni Thorpe, 1928 accepted as Melithaea thorpeae Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (junior secondary homonym of Melithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911))
  » Species Mopsella japonica Verrill, 1865 accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella klunzingeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea klunzingeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella planiloca Ridley, 1888 accepted as Melithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella retifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Melithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella robusta (Shann, 1912) accepted as Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella sanguinea Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella singularis Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea singularis (Thomson, 1916) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella spinosa Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea spinosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella spongiosa Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea spongiosa (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella studeri Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea studeri (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella tenella (Dana, 1846) accepted as Melithaea tenella Dana, 1846 (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella textiformis (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Melithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1816) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella triangulata (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911) (changed combination)
  » Species Mopsella zimmeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea zimmeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Mopsella erythracea Milne Edwards (uncertain)
  » Species Mopsella fragilis Broch, 1916 (uncertain)
  » Species Mopsella rubrinodis Broch, 1916 (uncertain)
Genus Pleurocoralloides Moroff, 1902 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Psilacabaria Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Psilacabaria frondosa Brundin, 1896 accepted as Melithaea frondosa (Brundin, 1896) (original combination)
  » Species Psilacabaria gracillima Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea gracillima (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
Genus Wrightella Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
  » Species Wrightella braueri Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Melithaea braueri (Kükenthal, 1919) (synonym)
  » Species Wrightella chrysanthos Gray, 1870 accepted as Wrightella coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
  » Species Wrightella coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Melithaea coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (changed combination)
  » Species Wrightella coccinea Gray, 1870 accepted as Melithaea coccinea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
  » Species Wrightella dubia (Broch, 1916) accepted as Melithaea dubia (Broch, 1916) (changed combination)
  » Species Wrightella erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (changed combination)
  » Species Wrightella fragilis J.S. Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea wrighti Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (secondary homonym of Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889))
  » Species Wrightella furcata J.S. Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea furcata (J.S. Thomson, 1916) (original combination)
  » Species Wrightella robusta Shann, 1912 accepted as Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (original combination)
  » Species Wrightella stiasnyi van Ofwegen, 1989 accepted as Melithaea stiasnyi (van Ofwegen, 1989) (original combination)
  » Species Wrightella superba Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Melithaea superba (Kükenthal, 1919) (original combination)
  » Species Wrightella tongaensis Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea tongaensis (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
  » Species Wrightella trilineata J.S. Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea trilineata (J.S. Thomson, 1916) (original combination)
  » Species Wrightella variabilis Thomson & Henderson, 1906 accepted as Melithaea hendersoni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (junior secondary homonym of Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905))
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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. (2021). 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 2021-10-20
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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]