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Melitidae  Bousfield, 1973
Taxonomic Serial No.: 93746

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderPeracarida Calman, 1904 – barata da praia, pulga da praia, tatuzinho de jardim  
                            OrderAmphipoda Latreille, 1816 – amphipods, amphipodes  
                               SuborderGammaridea Latreille, 1802 – gammarid amphipods  
                                  FamilyMelitidae Bousfield, 1973  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Abludomelita Karaman, 1981  
                                     Genus Anamaera Thomas and Barnard, 1985  
                                     Genus Carnarimelita Bousfield, 1989  
                                     Genus Ceradocus Costa, 1853  
                                     Genus Desdimelita Jarrett and Bousfield, 1996  
                                     Genus Dulichiella Stout, 1912  
                                     Genus Elasmopus Costa, 1853  
                                     Genus Eriopisa Stebbing, 1890  
                                     Genus Eriopisella Chevreux, 1920  
                                     Genus Gammarella Bate, 1857  
                                     Genus Jerbarnia Croker, 1971  
                                     Genus Lupimaera Barnard and Karaman, 1982  
                                     Genus Maera Leach, 1814  
                                     Genus Mallacoota J. L. Barnard, 1972  
                                     Genus Megamoera Bate, 1862  
                                     Genus Melita Leach, 1814  
                                     Genus Melitoides Gurjanova, 1934  
                                     Genus Netamelita J. L. Barnard, 1962  
                                     Genus Nuuanu Barnard, 1970  
                                     Genus Quadrimaera Krapp-Schickel and Ruffo, 2000  
                                     Genus Quasimelita Jarrett and Bousfield, 1996  
                                     Genus Rotomelita J. L. Barnard, 1977  
                                     Genus Spathiopus Thomas and Barnard, 1985  
                                     Genus Tabatzius McKinney and Barnard, 1977  
                                     Genus Wimvadocus Krapp-Schickel and Jarrett, 2000  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31, pre-press (version 18-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: McLaughlin et al. 2005. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Reference for: Melitidae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melitidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Martin, Joel W., and George E. Davis  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Science Series 39   
  Page(s): 124   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-27-1   
  Reference for: Melitidae   

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