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Melanella Bowdich, 1822

137978  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137978)

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Balcis Leach, 1847 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Euliamaustra [sic] · unaccepted (misspelling by Laseron, 1955)
Melanella (Melanella) Bowdich, 1822 · alternative representation

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  1. Species Melanella abida Dall, 1927
  2. Species Melanella acanthyllis (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  3. Species Melanella acicula (A. Gould, 1849)
  4. Species Melanella aciculata (Pease, 1861)
  5. Species Melanella acuformis (G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1875)
  6. Species Melanella adamantina (de Folin, 1867)
  7. Species Melanella adiastalta L. Souza, Pimenta & J. Barros, 2021
  8. Species Melanella aequatorialis (Thiele, 1925)
  9. Species Melanella aethiopica (Thiele, 1925)
  10. Species Melanella aethria (Melvill, 1918)
  11. Species Melanella agulhasensis (Thiele, 1925)
  12. Species Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
  13. Species Melanella alertae (Dell, 1956)
  14. Species Melanella alfredensis Bartsch, 1915
  15. Species Melanella algoensis (E. A. Smith, 1901)
  16. Species Melanella amabilis (Brazier, 1877)
  17. Species Melanella amblia (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  18. Species Melanella amblytera (A. E. Verrill & K. J. Bush, 1900)
  19. Species Melanella ameliae Engl, 2007
  20. Species Melanella anachorea Dall, 1927
  21. Species Melanella anapetes L. Souza, Pimenta & J. Barros, 2021
  22. Species Melanella antarctica (Strebel, 1908)
  23. Species Melanella archeyi (H. J. Finlay, 1928)
  24. Species Melanella arenularia (Gougerot, 1969) †
  25. Species Melanella arleyi Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001
  26. Species Melanella atlantica (E. A. Smith, 1890)
  27. Species Melanella attenuata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866)
  28. Species Melanella aucklandica (Suter, 1909)
  29. Species Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
  30. Species Melanella badenia (Laws, 1939) †
  31. Species Melanella baldra Bartsch, 1917
  32. Species Melanella becki (W. H. Turton, 1932)
  33. Species Melanella berryi Bartsch, 1917
  34. Species Melanella bicurvata (Chapman & Crespin, 1928) †
  35. Species Melanella bipartita (Mörch, 1859)
  36. Species Melanella borealis (Bartsch, 1917)
  37. Species Melanella boscheineni Engl, 2004
  38. Species Melanella boscii (Payraudeau, 1826)
  39. Species Melanella bovicornu (Pilsbry, 1905)
  40. Species Melanella breviuscula (Dunker, 1875)
  41. Species Melanella brunnimaculata (Kay, 1979)
  42. Species Melanella bryani Pilsbry, 1918
  43. Species Melanella callistemma Dall, 1927
  44. Species Melanella candida (Marrat, 1880)
  45. Species Melanella catalinensis Bartsch, 1917
  46. Species Melanella chariessa (A. E. Verrill, 1884)
  47. Species Melanella chydaea (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  48. Species Melanella cifara Bartsch, 1915
  49. Species Melanella clavula (A. Adams, 1861)
  50. Species Melanella collator (Laws, 1944) †
  51. Species Melanella compacta (P. P. Carpenter, 1864)
  52. Species Melanella compactilis (Locard, 1891)
  53. Species Melanella conoidalis (G. B. Sowerby II, 1865)
  54. Species Melanella conoidea (Kurtz & W. Stimpson, 1851)
  55. Species Melanella convexa (E. A. Smith, 1907)
  56. Species Melanella corintonis (Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951)
  57. Species Melanella cosmia Bartsch, 1917
  58. Species Melanella costellata (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1897)
  59. Species Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1854)
  60. Species Melanella cunaeformis (May, 1915)
  61. Species Melanella cuspidata (A. Adams, 1854)
  62. Species Melanella cyclopia Scuderi, Tisselli & Micali, 2022
  63. Species Melanella cylindrica (Thiele, 1925)
  64. Species Melanella debilis (A. Adams, 1861)
  65. Species Melanella decagyra (Melvill & Standen, 1903)
  66. Species Melanella decipiens (Hedley, 1899)
  67. Species Melanella densicostata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  68. Species Melanella deroeveri Beets, 1942 †
  69. Species Melanella distorta (Defrance, 1823) †
  70. Species Melanella doederleini (Brusina, 1886)
  71. Species Melanella draconis Bartsch, 1917
  72. Species Melanella dubusi (Cossmann & Pissarro, 1902) †
  73. Species Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822
  74. Species Melanella eburnea (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
  75. Species Melanella elenensis (Bartsch, 1924)
  76. Species Melanella elsa Thiele, 1930
  77. Species Melanella eulimoides (C. B. Adams, 1850)
  78. Species Melanella exasperata (Preston, 1905)
  79. Species Melanella exilis (Pease, 1863)
  80. Species Melanella exulata (E. A. Smith, 1915)
  81. Species Melanella falcata (P. P. Carpenter, 1865)
  82. Species Melanella fasciata (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  83. Species Melanella flexuosa (A. Adams, 1854)
  84. Species Melanella frielei (H. K. Jordan, 1895)
  85. Species Melanella gagei Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  86. Species Melanella geoffreyi (Laws, 1936) †
  87. Species Melanella glypta Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  88. Species Melanella gracilis (C. B. Adams, 1850)
  89. Species Melanella gradata (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932)
  90. Species Melanella grandis (A. Adams, 1853)
  91. Species Melanella gratiosa (Thiele, 1925)
  92. Species Melanella grippi (Bartsch, 1917)
  93. Species Melanella guenteri Engl, 2004
  94. Species Melanella hadalis Knudsen, 1964
  95. Species Melanella halia Bartsch, 1917
  96. Species Melanella halorhaphe (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896)
  97. Species Melanella hastata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834)
  98. Species Melanella hebes (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  99. Species Melanella hemphilli Bartsch, 1917
  100. Species Melanella hians (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  101. Species Melanella hypsela (A. E. Verrill & K. J. Bush, 1900)
  102. Species Melanella ima Pilsbry, 1918
  103. Species Melanella indica (Preston, 1905)
  104. Species Melanella insculpta Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  105. Species Melanella iotoides Bartsch, 1916
  106. Species Melanella ira Dall, 1927
  107. Species Melanella jeffreysii (Tryon, 1886)
  108. Species Melanella jucunda (Thiele, 1925)
  109. Species Melanella junieri Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2006
  110. Species Melanella kaiparaensis (Laws, 1939) †
  111. Species Melanella kanaka Pilsbry, 1917
  112. Species Melanella karolinae Engl, 2006
  113. Species Melanella kermadecensis W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
  114. Species Melanella kuronamako (T. Habe, 1952)
  115. Species Melanella lactea (A. Adams, 1854)
  116. Species Melanella lastra Bartsch, 1917
  117. Species Melanella laurae (Friele, 1886)
  118. Species Melanella lautoides H. J. Finlay & Marwick, 1937 †
  119. Species Melanella letsonae Pilsbry, 1917
  120. Species Melanella levantina (Oliverio, Buzzurro & R. Villa, 1994)
  121. Species Melanella lubrica (Monterosato, 1890)
  122. Species Melanella luchuana (Pilsbry, 1901)
  123. Species Melanella lucida (A. E. Verrill, 1884)
  124. Species Melanella luminosa B. A. Marshall, 1997
  125. Species Melanella lunata Pilsbry, 1918
  126. Species Melanella magnifica (Bartsch, 1915)
  127. Species Melanella major (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834)
  128. Species Melanella mamilla (May, 1915)
  129. Species Melanella maoria (A. W. B. Powell, 1940)
  130. Species Melanella martarum L. Souza, Asorey & Sellanes, 2024
  131. Species Melanella martinii (A. Adams, 1854)
  132. Species Melanella martynjordani (H. K. Jordan, 1895)
  133. Species Melanella marviva Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2006
  134. Species Melanella maui (Dell, 1952)
  135. Species Melanella micans (P. P. Carpenter, 1865)
  136. Species Melanella microsculpta Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  137. Species Melanella mimus Pilsbry, 1918
  138. Species Melanella minor (Pallary, 1904)
  139. Species Melanella minutissimia Garvie, 1996 †
  140. Species Melanella modesta (Thiele, 1925)
  141. Species Melanella modesta Thiele, 1930
  142. Species Melanella monicensis Bartsch, 1917 †
  143. Species Melanella montereyensis Bartsch, 1917
  144. Species Melanella monterosatoi (Monterosato, 1890)
  145. Species Melanella muelleriae (Sturany, 1903)
  146. Species Melanella mundula (A. Adams, 1861)
  147. Species Melanella myriotrochi Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  148. Species Melanella nilae Engl, 2006
  149. Species Melanella nisonida (Melvill, 1906)
  150. Species Melanella obtusa (Laseron, 1955)
  151. Species Melanella obtusoapicata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  152. Species Melanella ochsneri Bartsch, 1917
  153. Species Melanella odontoidea (A. Adams, 1861)
  154. Species Melanella ogasawarana (Pilsbry, 1905)
  155. Species Melanella oldroydae Bartsch, 1917
  156. Species Melanella oleacea (Kurtz & W. Stimpson, 1851)
  157. Species Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
  158. Species Melanella opaca (G. B. Sowerby II, 1865)
  159. Species Melanella opalina (J. T. Marshall, 1901)
  160. Species Melanella ophiodon Dall, 1927
  161. Species Melanella orientalis Agamennone, Micali & Siragusa, 2020
  162. Species Melanella orphanensis A. H. Clarke, 1974
  163. Species Melanella orthophyes (Sturany, 1903)
  164. Species Melanella otagoensis (A. W. B. Powell, 1927)
  165. Species Melanella oxyacme (Suter, 1908)
  166. Species Melanella oxytata (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  167. Species Melanella pandata (A. Adams, 1861)
  168. Species Melanella paraabida L. Souza, Pimenta & J. Barros, 2021
  169. Species Melanella parallela Dall, 1927
  170. Species Melanella parviapertura Landau, La Perna & Marquet, 2006 †
  171. Species Melanella patutahiensis Marwick, 1931 †
  172. Species Melanella paxillus (Hedley, 1904)
  173. Species Melanella peninsularis Bartsch, 1917
  174. Species Melanella penna Dall, 1927
  175. Species Melanella pepediazi Landau, La Perna & Marquet, 2006 †
  176. Species Melanella perplexa W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
  177. Species Melanella persimilis (Kuroda & T. Habe, 1971)
  178. Species Melanella petitiana (Brusina, 1869)
  179. Species Melanella pinguicula (Chapman & Gabriel, 1914) †
  180. Species Melanella pisinna Rehder, 1980
  181. Species Melanella planisutis Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  182. Species Melanella plioiberica Landau, La Perna & Marquet, 2006 †
  183. Species Melanella polita (Linnaeus, 1758)
  184. Species Melanella polygyra (Charlesworth, 1851) †
  185. Species Melanella pontilis P. A. Maxwell, 1992 †
  186. Species Melanella praecurta (Pallary, 1904)
  187. Species Melanella producta (P. P. Carpenter, 1863)
  188. Species Melanella pseudoglabra (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1912)
  189. Species Melanella puhana (Dell, 1956)
  190. Species Melanella reticulata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  191. Species Melanella retrorsa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1865)
  192. Species Melanella retusa (Pezant, 1911) †
  193. Species Melanella richardi (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896)
  194. Species Melanella robusta (A. Adams, 1861)
  195. Species Melanella roegerae (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932)
  196. Species Melanella salvadori Castellanos, Rolán & Bartolotta, 1987
  197. Species Melanella sankurieae Engl, 2004
  198. Species Melanella sansibarica (Thiele, 1925)
  199. Species Melanella sarissa (R. B. Watson, 1883)
  200. Species Melanella scarifata Gofas & Rueda, 2014
  201. Species Melanella seguenzai Di Geronimo & La Perna, 1999 †
  202. Species Melanella seymourensis Stilwell, Zinsmeister & Oleinik, 2004 †
  203. Species Melanella shibana (Yokoyama, 1927)
  204. Species Melanella siberutensis (Thiele, 1925)
  205. Species Melanella similior Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  206. Species Melanella similis (A. d'Orbigny, 1852) †
  207. Species Melanella solida (G. B. Sowerby II, 1865)
  208. Species Melanella solidula (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
  209. Species Melanella soliduloides (Habe, 1951)
  210. Species Melanella solitaria (E. A. Smith, 1915) (accepted > unreplaced junior homonym, based on preoccupied original name)
  211. Species Melanella sororcula (Wrigley, 1945) †
  212. Species Melanella sowerbyi (R. B. Newton, 1891) †
  213. Species Melanella spina (O. Boettger, 1893)
  214. Species Melanella spinosa W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
  215. Species Melanella spiridioni (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896)
  216. Species Melanella stalioi (Brusina, 1869)
  217. Species Melanella stamina Dall, 1927
  218. Species Melanella subantarctica (Strebel, 1908)
  219. Species Melanella subemarginata (Deshayes, 1862) †
  220. Species Melanella subula (A. Adams, 1861)
  221. Species Melanella sulculata (Wrigley, 1945) †
  222. Species Melanella tanabensis Takano, H. Tanaka & Kano, 2019
  223. Species Melanella teinostoma (A. Adams, 1854)
  224. Species Melanella teramachii (Habe, 1952)
  225. Species Melanella thalia Bartsch, 1915
  226. Species Melanella thersites (P. P. Carpenter, 1864)
  227. Species Melanella tia (Bartsch, 1926)
  228. Species Melanella tortuosa (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
  229. Species Melanella townsendi Bartsch, 1917
  230. Species Melanella translucens (Monterosato, 1890)
  231. Species Melanella trunca (R. B. Watson, 1897)
  232. Species Melanella truncata (Suter, 1908)
  233. Species Melanella turbonilloides Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  234. Species Melanella turrita Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  235. Species Melanella tutamoensis Marwick, 1931 †
  236. Species Melanella variabilis (Schepman, 1913)
  237. Species Melanella vegrandis (Murdoch & Suter, 1906)
  238. Species Melanella versa Dall, 1927
  239. Species Melanella waiaotea (Laws, 1941) †
  240. Species Melanella waikomitica (Laws, 1939) †
  241. Species Melanella wareni Landau, La Perna & Marquet, 2006 †
  242. Species Melanella yamazii (Habe, 1952)
  243. Species Melanella zugnigae Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001
  244. Subgenus Melanella (Balcis) Leach, 1847 accepted as Melanella Bowdich, 1822
    1. Species Melanella (Balcis) catalinensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella catalinensis Bartsch, 1917 (basionym)
    2. Species Melanella (Balcis) columbiana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina columbiana (Bartsch, 1917) (basionym)
    3. Species Melanella (Balcis) comoxensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Amamibalcis comoxensis (Bartsch, 1917)
    4. Species Melanella (Balcis) glabra (Jeffreys, 1884) accepted as Melanella pseudoglabra (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1912)
    5. Species Melanella (Balcis) grippi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella grippi (Bartsch, 1917) (basionym)
    6. Species Melanella (Balcis) macra Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina macra (Bartsch, 1917) (basionym)
    7. Species Melanella (Balcis) prefalcata Bartsch, 1917 † accepted as Vitreolina macra (Bartsch, 1917)
    8. Species Melanella (Balcis) taravali Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina yod (P. P. Carpenter, 1857)
    9. Species Melanella (Balcis) tia Bartsch, 1926 accepted as Melanella tia (Bartsch, 1926)
    10. Species Melanella (Balcis) townsendi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella townsendi Bartsch, 1917
    11. Species Melanella (Balcis) capa Bartsch, 1926 represented as Melanella capa (Bartsch, 1926) accepted as Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
    12. Species Melanella (Balcis) cosmia Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella cosmia Bartsch, 1917
    13. Species Melanella (Balcis) draconis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella draconis Bartsch, 1917
    14. Species Melanella (Balcis) elenensis Bartsch, 1924 represented as Melanella elenensis (Bartsch, 1924)
    15. Species Melanella (Balcis) halia Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella halia Bartsch, 1917
    16. Species Melanella (Balcis) lastra Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella lastra Bartsch, 1917
    17. Species Melanella (Balcis) montereyensis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella montereyensis Bartsch, 1917
    18. Species Melanella (Balcis) peninsularis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella peninsularis Bartsch, 1917
    19. Species Melanella (Balcis) arnoldi Bartsch, 1917 (uncertain > unassessed)
    20. Species Melanella (Balcis) berryi Bartsch, 1917 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  245. Subgenus Melanella (Eulima) Risso, 1826 accepted as Eulima Risso, 1826 (unaccepted > superseded rank)
    1. Species Melanella (Eulima) egregia (Guppy, 1896) † represented as Eulima egregia Guppy, 1896 †
  246. Subgenus Melanella (Vitreolina) Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Vitreolina Monterosato, 1884
    1. Species Melanella (Vitreolina) erronea (Cossmann, 1904) † accepted as Vitreolina erronea (Cossmann, 1904) † (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  247. Species Melanella abreojosensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Oceanida abreojosensis (Bartsch, 1917) (unaccepted combination)
  248. Species Melanella acuta (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834) accepted as Hypermastus acutus (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834)
  249. Species Melanella alayoi Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001 accepted as Vitreolina alayoi (Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001)
  250. Species Melanella anceps (J. T. Marshall, 1901) accepted as Melanella frielei (H. K. Jordan, 1895)
  251. Species Melanella anglica (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
  252. Species Melanella anteflexa (Locard, 1891) accepted as Vitreolina antiflexa (Monterosato, 1884) (unaccepted > unjustified emendation)
  253. Species Melanella apheles (Tenison Woods, 1879) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
  254. Species Melanella araeosomae (T. Habe, 1992) accepted as Hypermastus araeosomae T. Habe, 1992 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  255. Species Melanella arcuata (C. B. Adams, 1850) accepted as Vitreolina arcuata (C. B. Adams, 1850)
  256. Species Melanella asser Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Fusceulima asser (Bartsch, 1915)
  257. Species Melanella atypha (A. E. Verrill & K. J. Bush, 1900) accepted as Eulima atypha A. E. Verrill & K. J. Bush, 1900 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  258. Species Melanella aurata S. Hirase, 1920 accepted as Vitreolina aurata (S. Hirase, 1920)
  259. Species Melanella bakeri (Bartsch, 1917) accepted as Pseudosabinella bakeri (Bartsch, 1917)
  260. Species Melanella bermudezi Pilsbry & Aguayo, 1933 accepted as Vitreolina bermudezi (Pilsbry & Aguayo, 1933)
  261. Species Melanella bibsae Nowell-Usticke, 1959 accepted as Scalenostoma subulatum (Broderip, 1832)
  262. Species Melanella brevis (Requien, 1848) accepted as Melanella boscii (Payraudeau, 1826)
  263. Species Melanella californica Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Hypermastus randolphi (Vanatta, 1900)
  264. Species Melanella capa (Bartsch, 1926) accepted as Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
  265. Species Melanella capensis (Thiele, 1915) accepted as Curveulima capensis (Thiele, 1915)
  266. Species Melanella carifa Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Curveulima carifa (Bartsch, 1915)
  267. Species Melanella chascanon (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima chascanon R. B. Watson, 1883 accepted as Eulimacrostoma chascanon (R. B. Watson, 1883) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  268. Species Melanella chaunax (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima chaunax R. B. Watson, 1883
  269. Species Melanella cinca Dall, 1927 accepted as Melanella sarissa (R. B. Watson, 1883) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  270. Species Melanella clypeastericola (T. Habe, 1976) accepted as Clypeastericola clypeastericola (T. Habe, 1976) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  271. Species Melanella columbiana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina columbiana (Bartsch, 1917)
  272. Species Melanella comatulicola (Graff, 1875) accepted as Crinophtheiros comatulicola (Graff, 1875) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  273. Species Melanella compsa (A. E. Verrill & K. J. Bush, 1900) accepted as Eulima compsa A. E. Verrill & K. J. Bush, 1900 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  274. Species Melanella corrida Dall, 1927 accepted as Melanella abida Dall, 1927
  275. Species Melanella crossei (Brusina, 1886) accepted as Eulima crossei Brusina, 1886
  276. Species Melanella cylindrata (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima cylindrata R. B. Watson, 1883
  277. Species Melanella dalli (Bartsch, 1917) accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1854)
  278. Species Melanella delmontensis (A. G. Smith & M. Gordon, 1948) accepted as Eulima thersites P. P. Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Melanella thersites (P. P. Carpenter, 1864)
  279. Species Melanella dilecta (E. A. Smith, 1899) accepted as Parvioris dilecta (E. A. Smith, 1899)
  280. Species Melanella dufresnei [sic] accepted as Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822 (misspelling)
  281. Species Melanella farica Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Oceanida whitechurchi (W. H. Turton, 1932)
  282. Species Melanella fernandinae Dall, 1927 accepted as Bathycrinicola fernandinae (Dall, 1927) (original combination)
  283. Species Melanella fuscopunctata (E. A. Smith, 1890) accepted as Sticteulima fuscopunctata (E. A. Smith, 1890)
  284. Species Melanella gigas (Kuroda & Habe, 1950) accepted as Melanella teinostoma (A. Adams, 1854)
  285. Species Melanella gomphus (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima gomphus R. B. Watson, 1883 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  286. Species Melanella guildingii (A. Adams, 1854) accepted as Vitreobalcis nutans (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
  287. Species Melanella helena Thiele, 1930 accepted as Melanella aciculata (Pease, 1861) (junior synonym)
  288. Species Melanella holothuricola Adam, 1934 accepted as Peasistilifer nitidula (Pease, 1861)
  289. Species Melanella hyalina (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Halielloides hyalina (R. B. Watson, 1883) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  290. Species Melanella icafra Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Curveulima icafra (Bartsch, 1915)
  291. Species Melanella inconspicua (R. B. Watson, 1897) accepted as Eulima inconspicua R. B. Watson, 1897
  292. Species Melanella inflexa (Blainville, 1825) accepted as Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822
  293. Species Melanella inflexa (Pease, 1868) accepted as Parvioris inflexa (Pease, 1868)
  294. Species Melanella intermedia (Cantraine, 1835) accepted as Melanella polita (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  295. Species Melanella iota Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Melanella iotoides Bartsch, 1916 (replaced by Melanella iotoides Bartsch, 1916 on account of secondary homonymy with Eulima iota C. B. Adams 1852)
  296. Species Melanella irafca Bartsch, 1915 accepted as Hemiliostraca irafca (Bartsch, 1915)
  297. Species Melanella iredalei (Laseron, 1955) accepted as Melanella acicula (A. Gould, 1849) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  298. Species Melanella jamaicensis (C. B. Adams, 1845) accepted as Melanella eburnea (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
  299. Species Melanella kahoolawensis Pilsbry, 1917 accepted as Melanella aciculata (Pease, 1861)
  300. Species Melanella kawamurai (Kuroda & T. Habe, 1950) accepted as Amamibalcis kawamurai Kuroda & T. Habe, 1950 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  301. Species Melanella kyurokusinensis (Nomura & Hatai, 1940) accepted as Melanella odontoidea (A. Adams, 1861)
  302. Species Melanella laevis (Pennant, 1777) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
  303. Species Melanella lampra Melvill, 1918 accepted as Oceanida lampra (Melvill, 1918) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  304. Species Melanella langleyi (G. B. Sowerby III, 1892) accepted as Eulima langleyi G. B. Sowerby III, 1892
  305. Species Melanella laseroni Hedley, 1916 accepted as Melanella solitaria (E. A. Smith, 1915) (superseded combination)
  306. Species Melanella lineata (Monterosato, 1869) accepted as Fusceulima lineata (Monterosato, 1869)
  307. Species Melanella lutea Rodrìguez Garcìa del Castillo, 2000 accepted as Melanella trunca (R. B. Watson, 1897) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  308. Species Melanella mabutii Nomura & Hatai, 1935 accepted as Parvioris fulvescens (A. Adams, 1854)
  309. Species Melanella macra Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Vitreolina macra (Bartsch, 1917)
  310. Species Melanella maracuya Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001 accepted as Vitreolina maracuya (Espinosa, Ortea & Magaña, 2001)
  311. Species Melanella marginata (Tenison Woods, 1879) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
  312. Species Melanella mayi (Tate, 1900) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  313. Species Melanella medipacifica Pilsbry, 1917 accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1854)
  314. Species Melanella mexicana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella micans (P. P. Carpenter, 1865)
  315. Species Melanella montagui (Gray, 1847) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
  316. Species Melanella murrayae (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
  317. Species Melanella nitidula (A. Adams, 1854) accepted as Eulima adamsii G. B. Sowerby II, 1866
  318. Species Melanella nutans (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824) accepted as Vitreobalcis nutans (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1824)
  319. Species Melanella obtusa (Jeffreys, 1884) accepted as Melanella obtusoapicata Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  320. Species Melanella oldroydi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella oldroydae Bartsch, 1917 (incorrect gender ending for a species name dedicated to a woman)
  321. Species Melanella orthopleura (Tate, 1898) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865)
  322. Species Melanella panamensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Eulimostraca burragei (Bartsch, 1917)
  323. Species Melanella paxillus (A. Adams, 1861) accepted as Eulima pura (A. Adams, 1861) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  324. Species Melanella peronellicola (Kuroda & Habe, 1950) accepted as Hypermastus peronellicola (Kuroda & Habe, 1950)
  325. Species Melanella perversa (K. J. Bush, 1909) (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  326. Species Melanella picta (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866) accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1854)
  327. Species Melanella pisorum (Pilsbry, 1917) accepted as Melanella acicula (A. Gould, 1849) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  328. Species Melanella planicincta (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  329. Species Melanella platyacme (Sykes, 1903) accepted as Melanella jeffreysii (Tryon, 1886)
  330. Species Melanella polygyra (A. Adams, 1854) accepted as Eulima politissima R. B. Newton, 1895 †
  331. Species Melanella porcellana (A. Adams, 1851) accepted as Melanella alba (da Costa, 1778)
  332. Species Melanella portlandica Bartsch, 1927 accepted as Melanella thersites (P. P. Carpenter, 1864) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  333. Species Melanella proxima (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866) accepted as Melanella augur (Angas, 1865) (junior synonym)
  334. Species Melanella psila (R. B. Watson, 1883) accepted as Eulima psila R. B. Watson, 1883 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  335. Species Melanella pyramidalis (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866) accepted as Leiostraca pyramidalis G. B. Sowerby II, 1866
  336. Species Melanella randolphi (Vanatta, 1900) accepted as Hypermastus randolphi (Vanatta, 1900)
  337. Species Melanella recta (Réquien, 1849) accepted as Melanella polita (Linnaeus, 1758)
  338. Species Melanella recurva (O. Boettger, 1893) accepted as Eulima recurva O. Boettger, 1893
  339. Species Melanella robillardiana Pilsbry, 1917 accepted as Melanella dufresnii Bowdich, 1822
  340. Species Melanella rosa Willett, 1944 accepted as Hypermastus rosa (Willett, 1944)
  341. Species Melanella rossinsulae (Preston, 1916) accepted as Melanella attenuata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866)
  342. Species Melanella rubrotincta (Jeffreys, 1867) accepted as Melanella polita (Linnaeus, 1758)
  343. Species Melanella rutila (P. P. Carpenter, 1864) accepted as Polygireulima rutila (P. P. Carpenter, 1864)
  344. Species Melanella salvatori [sic] accepted as Melanella salvadori Castellanos, Rolán & Bartolotta, 1987 (misspelling)
  345. Species Melanella sarsi (K. J. Bush, 1909) accepted as Eulima sarsi K. J. Bush, 1909
  346. Species Melanella schoutanica (May, 1915) (unaccepted)
  347. Species Melanella simplex (G. B. Sowerby III, 1897) (unaccepted)
  348. Species Melanella sinuosa (Scacchi, 1836) (unaccepted)
  349. Species Melanella solida (Jeffreys, 1884) (unaccepted, based on preoccupied original name)
  350. Species Melanella subangulata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834) (unaccepted)
  351. Species Melanella subventricosa (G. B. Sowerby II, 1866) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  352. Species Melanella thaanumi Pilsbry, 1917 (unaccepted)
  353. Species Melanella thaanumii [sic] (unaccepted, misspelling)
  354. Species Melanella triggi (Cotton & Godfrey, 1932) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  355. Species Melanella tumidula (Thiele, 1912) (unaccepted)
  356. Species Melanella vafra Pilsbry, 1917 (unaccepted)
  357. Species Melanella xiphidiopsis (Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896) (unaccepted)
  358. Subgenus Melanella (Melanella) Bowdich, 1822 (alternative representation)
    1. Species Melanella (Melanella) abreojosensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Oceanida abreojosensis (Bartsch, 1917) (original combination)
    2. Species Melanella (Melanella) baldra Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella baldra Bartsch, 1917
    3. Species Melanella (Melanella) linearis (P. P. Carpenter, 1857) accepted as Eulimostraca linearis (P. P. Carpenter, 1857) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    4. Species Melanella (Melanella) micans (P. P. Carpenter, 1865) accepted as Melanella micans (P. P. Carpenter, 1865)
    5. Species Melanella (Melanella) oldroydi Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella oldroydae Bartsch, 1917 (basionym)
    6. Species Melanella (Melanella) portlandica Bartsch, 1927 accepted as Melanella thersites (P. P. Carpenter, 1864) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    7. Species Melanella (Melanella) bartschi J. A. Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 † represented as Melanella bartschi J. A. Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 †
    8. Species Melanella (Melanella) californica Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella californica Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Hypermastus randolphi (Vanatta, 1900)
    9. Species Melanella (Melanella) dalli Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella dalli (Bartsch, 1917) accepted as Melanella cumingii (A. Adams, 1854)
    10. Species Melanella (Melanella) hemphilli Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella hemphilli Bartsch, 1917
    11. Species Melanella (Melanella) magnoliana J. A. Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 † represented as Melanella magnoliana J. A. Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 †
    12. Species Melanella (Melanella) mexicana Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella mexicana Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Melanella micans (P. P. Carpenter, 1865)
    13. Species Melanella (Melanella) monicensis Bartsch, 1917 † represented as Melanella monicensis Bartsch, 1917 †
    14. Species Melanella (Melanella) necropolitana Bartsch, 1917 † represented as Melanella necropolitana Bartsch, 1917 †
    15. Species Melanella (Melanella) olssoni Bartsch, 1924 represented as Melanella olssoni (Bartsch, 1924)
    16. Species Melanella (Melanella) panamensis Bartsch, 1917 represented as Melanella panamensis Bartsch, 1917 accepted as Eulimostraca burragei (Bartsch, 1917)
    17. Species Melanella (Melanella) tacomaensis Bartsch, 1917 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  359. Species Melanella acrifa Bartsch, 1915 (uncertain > nomen dubium)
  360. Species Melanella angulata (A. Adams, 1861) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  361. Species Melanella bartschi J. A. Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 † (uncertain > unassessed)
  362. Species Melanella chrysallida (A. Adams, 1861) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  363. Species Melanella conica (C. B. Adams, 1850) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  364. Species Melanella indeflexa A. Adams, 1861 (uncertain, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  365. Species Melanella magnoliana J. A. Gardner & Aldrich, 1919 † (uncertain > unassessed)
  366. Species Melanella munda (E. A. Smith, 1899) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  367. Species Melanella naumanni (Koenen, 1867) † (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  368. Species Melanella necropolitana Bartsch, 1917 † (uncertain > unassessed)
  369. Species Melanella nivea (A. Adams, 1861) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  370. Species Melanella opalina (de Folin, 1867) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  371. Species Melanella pernula (Monterosato, 1890) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  372. Species Melanella pocahontasae (J. B. Henderson & Bartsch, 1914) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  373. Species Melanella quadrasi (O. Boettger, 1893) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  374. Species Melanella reclinata (A. Adams, 1861) (uncertain > unassessed, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  375. Species Melanella retexta (P. P. Carpenter, 1857) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  376. Species Melanella scitula (A. Adams, 1861) (uncertain > unassessed, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  377. Species Melanella semitorta (A. Adams, 1861) (uncertain > unassessed, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  378. Species Melanella subtruncata (Thiele, 1925) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  379. Species Melanella tacomaensis Bartsch, 1917 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  380. Species Melanella testacea (Leach, 1852) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  381. Species Melanella valida (A. Adams, 1861) (uncertain > unassessed, use in recent literature not established by editor)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Bowdich, T.E. (1822). <i>Elements of conchology, including the fossil genera and the animals. Part I. Univalves</i>. 79 pp., 19 pls. Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/45861
page(s): 27 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Melanella Bowdich, 1822. Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137978 on 2024-07-17
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original description Bowdich, T.E. (1822). <i>Elements of conchology, including the fossil genera and the animals. Part I. Univalves</i>. 79 pp., 19 pls. Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/45861
page(s): 27 [details]   

original description  (of Balcis Leach, 1847) Gray, J. E. (1847). On the classification of the British Mollusca by W E Leach. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (1) 20: 267-273., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2278926
page(s): 271 [details]   

original description  (of Eulimaustra Laseron, 1955) Laseron, C. F. (1955). Revision of the New South Wales eulimoid shells. <em>The Australian Zoologist.</em> 12 (2): 83-107, 3 pl., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38912988 [details]   

basis of record Warén, A. (1984). A generic revision of the family Eulimidae (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). <em>Journal of Molluscan Studies.</em> suppl 13: 1-96.
page(s): 54 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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