NARMS taxon details

Melita Leach, 1814

101679  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101679)

accepted
Genus
Species Melita bulla Karaman, 1978
Species Melita coroninii Heller, 1866
Species Melita hergensis Reid, 1939
Species Melita nitida S.I. Smith in Verrill, 1873
Species Melita palmata (Montagu, 1804)

Species Melita abyssorum Stephensen, 1944 accepted as Quasimelita abyssorum (Stephensen, 1944) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita amoena Hansen, 1888 accepted as Abludomelita amoena (Hansen, 1888)
Species Melita dentata (Kryer, 1842) accepted as Megamoera dentata (Kryer, 1842) (superseded combination)
Species Melita formosa Murdoch, 1885 accepted as Quasimelita formosa (Murdoch, 1885) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita gladiosa Spence Bate, 1862 accepted as Abludomelita gladiosa (Spence Bate, 1862) (synonym)
Species Melita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) accepted as Abludomelita obtusata (Montagu, 1813) (Synonym)
Species Melita pallida G.O. Sars, 1879 accepted as Megamoera pallida (G.O. Sars, 1879) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita pellucida G.O. Sars, 1883 accepted as Allomelita pellucida (G.O. Sars, 1883) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita quadrispinosa Vosseler, 1889 accepted as Quasimelita quadrispinosa (Vosseler, 1889)
Species Melita reidi Hamond, 1965 accepted as Desdimelita reidi (Hamond, 1965) accepted as Tegano reidi (Hamond, 1965)
Species Melita richardi Chevreux, 1900 accepted as Abludomelita richardi (Chevreux, 1900) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita valesi Karaman, 1955 accepted as Paraniphargus valesi (Karaman, 1955) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Melita virgula Krapp-Schickel, Ruffo & Schiecke, 1994 accepted as Tegano virgula (Krapp-Schickel, Ruffo & Schiecke, 1994)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Leach, W.E. (1813-1815). Crustaceology. <em>In: Brewster, D. (ed.), The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. Balfour, Edinburgh, vol. 7(1): 383384 [1813], 7(2): 385437, 765766 [1814], 9(1): pl. CCXXI [1815].</em> , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37187640
page(s): 403; note: (Bottom-Left corner) [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C.O.; Corbari, L.; Costello, M.J.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J.-C.; Fier, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-Garca, J.M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lrz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A.R.; Serejo, C.; Sket, B.; Souza-Filho, J.F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.D.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Vinl, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2022). World Amphipoda Database. Melita Leach, 1814. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101679 on 2023-01-30
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2023). European Register of Marine Species. Melita Leach, 1814. Accessed at: https://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=101679 on 2023-01-30
Date
action
by
1998-01-13 20:52:06Z
created
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
checked
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-10-26 10:14:21Z
checked
2010-11-09 10:34:31Z
changed
2020-07-10 13:15:08Z
changed
2022-09-03 12:34:33Z
changed

original description Leach, W.E. (1813-1815). Crustaceology. <em>In: Brewster, D. (ed.), The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. Balfour, Edinburgh, vol. 7(1): 383384 [1813], 7(2): 385437, 765766 [1814], 9(1): pl. CCXXI [1815].</em> , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37187640
page(s): 403; note: (Bottom-Left corner) [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at https://www.checklistbank.org/dataset/126539/about [details]   

additional source Webber, W.R., G.D. Fenwick, J.M. Bradford-Grieve, S.G. Eagar, J.S. Buckeridge, G.C.B. Poore, E.W. Dawson, L. Watling, J.B. Jones, J.B.J. Wells, N.L. Bruce, S.T. Ahyong, K. Larsen, M.A. Chapman, J. Olesen, J.S. Ho, J.D. Green, R.J. Shiel, C.E.F. Rocha, A. Lrz, G.J. Bird & W.A. Charleston. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils.</em> pp. 98-232 (COPEPODS 21 pp.). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Lincoln, R. J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. <em>British Museum (Natural History).</em> 658 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
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