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Melita

Malacostraca - Amphipoda

Taxonomy
Melita was named by Leach (1814) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Amphipoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1814Melita Leach
2002Melita Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMalacostraca()
subclassEumalacostracaGrobben 1892
superorderPercaridaCalman 1904
orderAmphipodaLatreille 1816
genusMelitaLeach 1814

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available