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Melita  Leach, 1814
Taxonomic Serial No.: 93806

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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: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             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  
                                     GenusMelita Leach, 1814  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Melita alaskensis Jarrett and Bousfield, 1996  
                                        Species Melita appendiculata   
                                        Species Melita californica   
                                        Species Melita dentata Krřyer, 1842  
                                        Species Melita desdichada   
                                        Species Melita elongata Sheridan, 1980  
                                        Species Melita formosa   
                                        Species Melita gladiosa   
                                        Species Melita hergensis Reid, 1939  
                                        Species Melita intermedia Sheridan, 1980  
                                        Species Melita longisetosa Sheridan, 1980  
                                        Species Melita nitida S. I. Smith, 1873  
                                        Species Melita obtusata   
                                        Species Melita oregonensis J. L. Barnard, 1954  
                                        Species Melita pahuwai J. L. Barnard, 1970  
                                        Species Melita palmata Montagn, 1804  
                                        Species Melita quadrispinosa Vosseler, 1889  
                                        Species Melita sulca (Stout, 1913)  
                                        Species Melita valida   

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melita   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Barnard, J. L., and C. M. Barnard  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Freshwater Amphipoda of the World, vol. 2: Handbook and Bibliography   
  Page(s): 359-830   
  Publisher: Hayfield Associates   
  Publication Place: Mt. Vernon, Virginia, USA   
  Reference for: Melita   

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