Melithaeidae from the Indian Ocean and the Malay Archipelago are described and figured, including three new species: Clathraria maldivensis, C. omanensis and Acabaria andamanensis. A lectotype is designated for Acabaria variabilis (Hickson).

Coelenterata, Anthozoa, Melithaeidae; descriptions, new species; Indian Ocean, Malay Archipelago.
Zoologische Verhandelingen

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van Ofwegen, L.P. (1987). Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) from the Indian Ocean and the Malay Archipelago. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 239(1), 1–57.