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Melanella  Bowdich, 1822
Taxonomic Serial No.: 72440

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                         GenusMelanella Bowdich, 1822  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Melanella arcuata (C. B. Adams, 1850) – twisted eulima 
                            Species Melanella bakeri Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella berryi Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella bilineata Alder, 1848  
                            Species Melanella californica Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella catalinensis Bartsch, 1917 – catalina eulima 
                            Species Melanella columbiana Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella comoxensis Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella compacta (Carpenter, 1866)  
                            Species Melanella conoidea (Kurtz and Stimpson, 1851) – conoidal eulima 
                            Species Melanella delmontensis (A. G. Smith and M. Gordon, 1948)  
                            Species Melanella distorta (Vanatta, 1899)  
                            Species Melanella elongata Bucquoy, Dollfus and Dautzenberg, 1883  
                            Species Melanella eulimoides (C. B. Adams, 1850) – grooved eulima 
                            Species Melanella giba de Folin, 1867  
                            Species Melanella gracilis (C. B. Adams, 1850)  
                            Species Melanella grippi Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella intermedia (Cantraine, 1835)  
                            Species Melanella jamaicensis (C. B. Adams, 1845) – Jamaica eulima 
                            Species Melanella lastra Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella macra Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella micans (Carpenter, 1865)  
                            Species Melanella micrans (Carpenter, 1864)  
                            Species Melanella montereyensis Bartsch, 1917 – Monterey eulima 
                            Species Melanella oldroydae Bartsch, 1917  
                            Species Melanella orphanensis Clarke, 1974  
                            Species Melanella peninsularis Bartsch, 1917 – Baja eulima 
                            Species Melanella randolfi Vanatta, 1899  
                            Species Melanella rutila (Carpenter, 1864) – auburn eulima 
                            Species Melanella sarsi (Bush, 1909)  
                            Species Melanella tacomaensis Bartsch, 1917 – Tacoma eulima 
                            Species Melanella thersites (Carpenter, 1864)  
                            Species Melanella titubans (S. S. Berry, 1956)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melanella   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Melanella   

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