Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Gammaridea > Infraorder Gammarida > Family Melitidae > Genus Melita

Melita nitida Smith, 1873

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MelitaLeach, 1814accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: elegante honingvlokreeft

Literature

basis of record

Faasse, M.; Van Moorsel, G. (2003). The North-American amphipods, Melita nitida Smith, 1873 and Incisocalliope aestuarius (Watling and Maurer, 1973) (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea), introduced to the western Scheldt estuary (The Netherlands). Aquat. Ecol. 37(1): 13-22

additional source

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

LeCroy, S. E., R. Gasca, I. Winfield, M. Ortiz, and E. Escobar-Briones. 2009. Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 941–972 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Lowry, J.; Costello, M. (2012). Melita nitida Smith, 1873. In: Lowry, J. (2010) World Amphipoda database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146922

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

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Last modified

2010-11-09 by Jim Lowry

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