Melanoides

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Melanoides
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Melanoides tuberculata
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Melanoides tuberculata
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Superfamily: Cerithioidea
Family: Thiaridae
Subfamily: Thiarinae
Genus: Melanoides
Olivier, 1804[1]
Type species
Melanoides fasciolata Olivier, 1804
Diversity[2]
about 30 species (in Africa)
Synonyms[3]
  • Eumelania Rovereto, 1899 (invalid: unnecessary nom. nov....)
  • Faunus (Pirenopsis) Brot, 1879
  • Horea Bourguignat, 1888
  • Melania (Eumelania) Rovereto, 1899 (invalid: unnecessary nom. nov. pro Striatella Brot, 1870, by Rovereto treated as a junior homonym of Striatella Agardh, 1832, which is a diatom and thus does not compete in homonymy)
  • Melania (Melanoides) Olivier, 1804
  • Melania (Nyassella) Bourguignat, 1889
  • Melania (Nyassia) Bourguignat, 1889
  • Melania (Striatella) Brot, 1870 (junior synonym)
  • Melanoides (Jacquotia) Roman, 1912 · alternate representation
  • Melanoides (Melanoides) Olivier, 1804
  • Micronyassia Bourguignat, 1889
  • Nyassella Bourguignat, 1889
  • Nyassia Bourguignat, 1889
  • Nyassomelania Bourguignat, 1889
  • Pallarya Hesse, 1916 (invalid: unnecessary nom. nov. pro Striatella Brot, 1870, by Hesse treated as a junior homonym of Striatella Agardh, 1832, which is a diatom, and thus does not compete in homonymy)
  • Pirenopsis Brot, 1879
  • Striatella Brot, 1870 (invalid: objective junior synonym)
  • Thiara (Melanoides) Olivier, 1804 (subgenus rank not accepted)

Melanoides is a

mollusk in the subfamily Thiarinae of the family Thiaridae.[3]

Species

Species within the genus Melanoides include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Melanoides abchasica (Seninski, 1905): synonym of † Tinnyea abchasica (Seninski, 1905)
  • Melanoides conicus Macaleț, 2002: synonym of † Melanoides conica Macaleț, 2002
  • Melanoides riqueti (Grateloup, 1840): synonym of Sermyla riqueti (Grateloup, 1840)

References

  1. ^ Olivier (1804). Voy. Othoman. 3: 69.
  2. ^ .
  3. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2014). Melanoides Olivier, 1804. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224571 on 2014-11-20
  4. ^ "Melanoides jugicostis (Hanley & Theobald, 1876)". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  5. ^ Kaunda E., Magombo Z., Kahwa D., Mailosa A., Ngereza C. & Lange C. N. (2004). Melanoides truncatelliformis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.
  6. ^ "Melanoides". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. accessed 13 May 2011.

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