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Family: Melitidae (See list of species below)

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90 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Abludomelita obtusata
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Anamaera hixoni
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Ceradocus hawaiiensis
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Ceradocus laevis
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Ceradocus rubromaculatus
[red striped amphipod]
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Ceradocus sheardi
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Ceradocus shoemakeri
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Ceradocus spinicaudus
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Desdimelita californica
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Desdimelita desdichada
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Dulichiella anosochir
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Dulichiella appendiculata
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Dulichiella australis
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Dulichiella cotesi
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Dulichiella cuvettensis
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Dulichiella fresnelii
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Dulichiella guinea
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Dulichiella lecroyae
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Dulichiella oahu
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Dulichiella pacifica
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Dulichiella spinosa
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Dulichiella terminos
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Dulichiella tomioka
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Dulichiella tulear
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Elasmopus alalo
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Elasmopus alkahiranensis
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Elasmopus balkomanus
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Elasmopus bampo
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Elasmopus hawaiiensis
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Elasmopus levis
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Elasmopus menurte
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Elasmopus molokai
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Elasmopus pectenicrus
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Elasmopus pocillimanus
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Elasmopus pseudaffinis
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Elasmopus rapax
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Elasmopus spinidactylus
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Elasmopus spinimanus
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Eriopisa elongata
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Eriopisa incisa
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Eriopisella propagatio
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Eriopisella upolu
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Gammarella fucicola
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Jerbarnia americana
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Maera danae
[pink beach hopper]
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Maera diffidentia
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Maera grossimana
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Maera inaequipes
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Maera jerrica
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Maera loveni
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Maera othonides
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Maera rathbunae
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Maera simile
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Maera williamsi
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Mallacoota insignis
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Mallacoota latidactylus
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Mallacoota schellenbergi
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Mallacoota subcarinata
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Megamoera bowmani
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Megamoera subtener
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Melita dentata
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Melita elongata
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Melita festiva
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Melita formosa
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Melita hergensis
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Melita inaequistylis
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Melita intermedia
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Melita koreana
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Melita longisetosa
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Melita myersi
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Melita nitida
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Melita obtusata
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Melita palmata
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Melita persia
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Melita quadrispinosa
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Melita sulca
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Netamelita barnardi
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Netamelita brocha
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Netamelita tabaci
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Parapherusa crassipes
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Quadrimaera miranda
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Quadrimaera pacifica
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Quadrimaera quadrimana
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Quadrimaera serrata
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Quadrimaera viridis
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Spathiopus looensis
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Tabatzius copillius
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Tabatzius muelleri
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Verdeia grandimana
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Verdeia subchelata
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90 Species of Family Melitidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Abludomelita obtusata Northeast Atlantic 0.9 TL
Anamaera hixoni Western Atlantic
Ceradocus hawaiiensis Northwest Pacific
Ceradocus laevis Western Central Pacific
Ceradocus rubromaculatus red striped amphipod Southwest Pacific and Wes
Ceradocus sheardi Western Central Atlantic
Ceradocus shoemakeri Western Atlantic
Ceradocus spinicaudus Northeast Pacific
Desdimelita californica Northeast Pacific
Desdimelita desdichada Northeast Pacific
Dulichiella anosochir Southwest Atlantic
Dulichiella appendiculata Western Indian Ocean and 1.11 TL
Dulichiella australis Indo-West Pacific
Dulichiella cotesi Eastern Indian Ocean
Dulichiella cuvettensis Western Indian Ocean
Dulichiella fresnelii Western Indian Ocean
Dulichiella guinea Eastern Central Atlantic
Dulichiella lecroyae Western Central Pacific
Dulichiella oahu Eastern Central Pacific
Dulichiella pacifica Western Central Pacific
Dulichiella spinosa Eastern Central Pacific
Dulichiella terminos Eastern Central Pacific
Dulichiella tomioka Northwest Pacific
Dulichiella tulear Western Indian Ocean
Elasmopus alalo Western Central Pacific.
Elasmopus alkahiranensis Indo-Pacific.
Elasmopus balkomanus Western Atlantic
Elasmopus bampo Western Atlantic
Elasmopus hawaiiensis Northwest Pacific
Elasmopus levis Western Central Atlantic
Elasmopus menurte Indian Ocean.
Elasmopus molokai Northwest Pacific
Elasmopus pectenicrus Indo-West Pacific
Elasmopus pocillimanus Western Atlantic
Elasmopus pseudaffinis Western Central Pacific
Elasmopus rapax Northeast Atlantic and th
Elasmopus spinidactylus Northwest Pacific
Elasmopus spinimanus Northwest Pacific
Eriopisa elongata Western Central Pacific,
Eriopisa incisa Western Atlantic
Eriopisella propagatio Western Central Pacific
Eriopisella upolu Central Pacific
Gammarella fucicola Northeast Atlantic and th
Jerbarnia americana Western Central Atlantic.
Maera danae pink beach hopper Northeast Pacific
Maera diffidentia Western Central Atlantic.
Maera grossimana Mediterranean
Maera inaequipes North Atlantic, Mediterra
Maera jerrica Western Atlantic
Maera loveni Northeast Atlantic
Maera othonides Northwest Pacific
Maera rathbunae Western Atlantic
Maera simile Northeast Pacific
Maera williamsi Western Atlantic
Mallacoota insignis Northwest Pacific
Mallacoota latidactylus Western Indian Ocean
Mallacoota schellenbergi Western Central Pacific
Mallacoota subcarinata Indo-West Pacific and the
Megamoera bowmani Northeast Pacific
Megamoera subtener Northeast Pacific
Melita dentata Northeast Pacific, Atlant
Melita elongata Western Central Atlantic
Melita festiva Southwest Pacific
Melita formosa Arctic and Northwest Atla
Melita hergensis Northeast Atlantic
Melita inaequistylis Indo-West Pacific
Melita intermedia Western Central Atlantic.
Melita koreana Northwest Pacific
Melita longisetosa Western Atlantic
Melita myersi Western Central Pacific
Melita nitida Western Central Atlantic
Melita obtusata Northeast Atlantic
Melita palmata Northeast Atlantic
Melita persia Western Indian Ocean
Melita quadrispinosa Arctic and Northwest Atla
Melita sulca Northeast Pacific
Netamelita barnardi Western Atlantic
Netamelita brocha Western Central Atlantic.
Netamelita tabaci Western Central Atlantic
Parapherusa crassipes Southwest Pacific
Quadrimaera miranda Western Central Atlantic
Quadrimaera pacifica Western Pacific Pacific
Quadrimaera quadrimana Southeast Pacific and Wes
Quadrimaera serrata Western Pacific and Atlan
Quadrimaera viridis Southwest Pacific
Spathiopus looensis Western Central Atlantic;
Tabatzius copillius Western Atlantic
Tabatzius muelleri Western Atlantic
Verdeia grandimana Eastern Central Atlantic
Verdeia subchelata Southeast Atlantic



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