WoRMS name details

Xylophagainae Purchon, 1941

152926  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152926)

 unaccepted (emendation)
Subfamily
marine
Nomenclature Turner (in Moore, ed., 1969: 721) suggested this emendation of the family name in order to avoid the homonymy with the...  
Nomenclature Turner (in Moore, ed., 1969: 721) suggested this emendation of the family name in order to avoid the homonymy with the family name Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (based on Xylophagus Meigen, 1803 [Diptera]. However, under ICZN Art. 55.3.1, a change in spelling can be done only by the Commission, which has to be petitioned to amend the spelling of the bivalve name.  [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Xylophagainae Purchon, 1941. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152926 on 2018-05-21
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2005-04-14 07:47:17Z
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2010-07-10 09:41:30Z
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2014-11-05 19:50:57Z
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basis of record Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Turner (in Moore, ed., 1969: 721) suggested this emendation of the family name in order to avoid the homonymy with the family name Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (based on Xylophagus Meigen, 1803 [Diptera]. However, under ICZN Art. 55.3.1, a change in spelling can be done only by the Commission, which has to be petitioned to amend the spelling of the bivalve name.  [details]