WoRMS taxon details

Melitidae Bousfield, 1973

101397  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101397)



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  1. Genus Abludomelita Karaman, 1981
  2. Genus Allomelita Stock, 1984
  3. Genus Alsacomelita G. Karaman, 1984 †
  4. Genus Anchialella J.L. Barnard, 1979
  5. Genus Armatomelita Labay, 2013
  6. Genus Barnardomelita Labay, 2016
  7. Genus Carnarimelita Bousfield, 1990
  8. Genus Cottarellia Ruffo, 1994
  9. Genus Cuneimelita Senna & Serejo, 2012
  10. Genus Dentimelita Paz‐Ríos & Pech, 2022
  11. Genus Desdimelita Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  12. Genus Dulichiella Stout, 1912
  13. Genus Exitomelita Tandberg, Rapp, Schander, Vader, Sweetman & Berge, 2012
  14. Genus Galapsiellus J.L. Barnard, 1976
  15. Genus Josephosella Ruffo, 1985
  16. Genus Ledoyeromelita Labay, 2016
  17. Genus Liuomelita Yanrong, Zhu, Sha & Ren, 2021
  18. Genus Megamoera Spence Bate, 1863
  19. Genus Melita Leach, 1814
  20. Genus Melitoides Gurjanova, 1934
  21. Genus Nainaloa Karaman & Barnard, 1979
  22. Genus Nurina Bradbury & Eberhard, 2000
  23. Genus Paraniphargus Tattersall, 1925
  24. Genus Parapherusa Stebbing, 1906
  25. Genus Poropisa G. Karaman, 1984
  26. Genus Quasimelita Jarrett & Bousfield, 1996
  27. Genus Rotomelita J.L. Barnard, 1977
  28. Genus Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982
  29. Genus Verdeia Lowry & Springthorpe, 2007
  30. Genus Caledopisa Stock & Iliffe, 1995 accepted as Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982 (synonym)
  31. Genus Caliniphargus Stout, 1913 accepted as Melita Leach, 1814
  32. Genus Eriopis Wrzesniovsky, 1890 accepted as Eriopisa Stebbing, 1890 (spelling variation)
  33. Genus Harmomia Haswell, 1879 accepted as Parapherusa Stebbing, 1906 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  34. Genus Quadrus G. Karaman, 1984 accepted as Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982 (Junior homonym, Lepidoptera)
  35. Genus Roropisa G. Karaman, 1984 accepted as Victoriopisa Karaman & Barnard, 1979
  36. Genus Sriha Stock, 1988 accepted as Tegano Barnard & Karaman, 1982 (synonym)
  37. Genus Tabatzius Mckinney & Barnard, 1977 accepted as Nuuanu J.L. Barnard, 1970
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Distribution Cosmopolitan.  
Distribution Cosmopolitan. [details]
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Copilas-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.; Valls Domedel, G.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2024). World Amphipoda Database. Melitidae Bousfield, 1973. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101397 on 2024-07-19
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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 Martin, J.W., & Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. <em>Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA (USA).</em> 124 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Costello, M.J., C. Emblow & R. White (EdS.). (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. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France.</em> 463 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source De Broyer, C.; Lowry, J.K.; Jazdzewski, K. & Robert, H. (2007). Catalogue of the Gammaridean and Corophiidean Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Southern Ocean, with distribution and ecological data. In: De Broyer C. (ed.). Census of Antarctic Marine Life: Synopsis of the Amphipoda of the Southern Ocean. Vol. I. <em>Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Biologie.</em> 77, suppl. 1: 1-325. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Lowry, J. K.; Myers, A. A. (2013). A Phylogeny and Classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3610(1): 1-80., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2013/f/zt03610p080.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Distribution Cosmopolitan. [details]

Remark Caledopisa Stock & Iliffe, 1995 is transferred from the Eriopisa group to the Melitidae [details]


Japanese メリタヨコエビ  [details]