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Abludomelita obtusata.jpg
Abludomelita obtusata
Maerella tenuimana.jpg
Maerella tenuimana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Amphipoda
Suborder: Gammaridea
Superfamily: Hadzioidea
Family: Melitidae
Bousfield, 1973 [1]

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Melitidae is a family of amphipods. It contains around 45 genera, and formerly included a further 40 genera that are now placed in the family Maeridae.[2]



  1. ^ C. De Broyer, M. Costello & D. Bellan-Santini (2010). "Melitidae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ J. K. Lowry & R. T. Springthorpe (2009). "Melitidae, the Melita group" (PDF). Zootaxa. 2260: 718–735.