WoRMS name details

Alecto Leach, 1815

123348  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123348)

 unaccepted (nomen dubium)
Genus
Alectro Say, 1825 (editorial error for Alecto Leach, 1815)

Species Alecto horrida Leach, 1815 (nomen dubium)

Species Alecto adeonae (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Oligometrides adeonae (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Alecto bennetti Müller, 1841 accepted as Oxycomanthus bennetti (Müller, 1841) accepted as Anneissia bennetti (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto echinoptera (Müller, 1840) accepted as Comactinia echinoptera (Müller, 1840) (synonym)
Species Alecto elongata Müller, 1841 accepted as Dichrometra flagellata (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Species Alecto eschrichtii Müller, 1841 accepted as Heliometra glacialis (Owen, 1833 ex Leach MS) (synonym)
Species Alecto europaea Leach, 1815 accepted as Antedon bifida bifida (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Alecto fimbriata (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Capillaster multiradiatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Alecto flagellata Müller, 1841 accepted as Dichrometra flagellata (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto glacialis Owen, 1833 ex Leach MS accepted as Heliometra glacialis (Owen, 1833 ex Leach MS) (basionym)
Species Alecto japonica Müller, 1841 accepted as Oxycomanthus japonicus (Müller, 1841) accepted as Anneissia japonica (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto meridionalis L Agassiz, 1865 accepted as Comactinia meridionalis (L. Agassiz, 1865) (basionym)
Species Alecto milleri Müller, 1841 accepted as Antedon bifida bifida (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Alecto multifida Müller, 1841 accepted as Comaster multifidus (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto Novae Guineae Müller, 1841 accepted as Phanogenia novaeguineae (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Species Alecto palmata Müller, 1841 accepted as Lamprometra palmata (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto parvicirra Müller, 1841 accepted as Comanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto petasus Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Antedon petasus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (basionym)
Species Alecto phalangium Müller, 1841 accepted as Leptometra phalangium (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto purpurea Müller, 1843 accepted as Comatula (Comatula) purpurea (Müller, 1843) (basionym)
Species Alecto rotalaria (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Comatula (Validia) rotalaria Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Species Alecto sarsii Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Hathrometra tenella (Retzius, 1783) (synonym)
Species Alecto savignii Müller, 1841 accepted as Heterometra savignii (Müller, 1841)
Species Alecto tessellata Müller, 1841 accepted as Amphimetra tessellata (Müller, 1841) (basionym)
Species Alecto Timorensis Müller, 1841 accepted as Comanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Species Alecto wahlbergii Müller, 1843 accepted as Comanthus wahlbergii (Müller, 1843) (basionym)
marine
Leach, W. E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. R.P. Nodder, London. 2, 1-154., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91182#page/7/mode/1up [details]   
Note AH Clark (1908) treated Alecto horrida Leach,...  
From editor or global species database
Type species AH Clark (1908) treated Alecto horrida Leach, 1815, as the type species of Alecto, as it was described first and was the only species illustrated. He also reported the species as "not recognizable" and noted that the original specimen, reported by Leach as in the British Museum, was lost.  [details]
Taxonomic remark Genus Alecto has no standing, as Alecto horrida is quite unrecognizable from the description or the figure, and the...  
Taxonomic remark Genus Alecto has no standing, as Alecto horrida is quite unrecognizable from the description or the figure, and the original specimen has been lost. Genus Alectro Say, 1825, is clearly an emendation of Alecto, as Say referred the genus to Leach (AH Clark, 1908). [details]
Messing, C. (2018). World List of Crinoidea. Alecto Leach, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123348 on 2018-09-19
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original description Leach, W. E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. R.P. Nodder, London. 2, 1-154., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91182#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Taxonomic remark Genus Alecto has no standing, as Alecto horrida is quite unrecognizable from the description or the figure, and the original specimen has been lost. Genus Alectro Say, 1825, is clearly an emendation of Alecto, as Say referred the genus to Leach (AH Clark, 1908). [details]

Type species AH Clark (1908) treated Alecto horrida Leach, 1815, as the type species of Alecto, as it was described first and was the only species illustrated. He also reported the species as "not recognizable" and noted that the original specimen, reported by Leach as in the British Museum, was lost.  [details]