WoRMS taxon details

Melongenidae Gill, 1871 (1854)

160182  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160182)

accepted
Family
Cassidulidae Gray, 1854 (invalid: type genus a junior homonym of Cassidulus Lamarck, 1801 [Echinodermata], which is itself the type genus of Cassidulidae L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847)
Galeodidae Thiele, 1925 (invalid: type genus a junior homonym of Galeodes Olivier, 1791 [Arachnida])
marine
Gill T. (1871). Arrangement of the families of mollusks. Prepared for the Smithsonian Institution. <em>Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.</em> 227: xvi + 49 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/36093#page/465/mode/1up
page(s): 5 [details]   
Nomenclature Family names cited with two dates (the second one in parentheses) are those ruled by Article 40(2) of ICZN. "If ... a...  
Nomenclature Family names cited with two dates (the second one in parentheses) are those ruled by Article 40(2) of ICZN. "If ... a family-group name was replaced before 1961 because of the synonymy of the type genus, the replacement name is to be maintained if it is in prevailing usage. A name maintained by virtue of this Article retains its own author [and date, the first date cited] but takes the priority of the replaced name [the date cited in parentheses, here refering to Cassidulidae Gray, 1854]  [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Melongenidae Gill, 1871 (1854). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160182 on 2018-12-10
Date
action
by
2005-05-31 07:34:34Z
created
2009-02-02 11:06:43Z
changed
2010-12-12 18:06:47Z
changed

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original description Gill T. (1871). Arrangement of the families of mollusks. Prepared for the Smithsonian Institution. <em>Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.</em> 227: xvi + 49 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/36093#page/465/mode/1up
page(s): 5 [details]   

status source Bouchet P., Rocroi J.P., Hausdorf B., Kaim A., Kano Y., Nützel A., Parkhaev P., Schrödl M. & Strong E.E. (2017). Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 61(1-2): 1-526. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Family names cited with two dates (the second one in parentheses) are those ruled by Article 40(2) of ICZN. "If ... a family-group name was replaced before 1961 because of the synonymy of the type genus, the replacement name is to be maintained if it is in prevailing usage. A name maintained by virtue of this Article retains its own author [and date, the first date cited] but takes the priority of the replaced name [the date cited in parentheses, here refering to Cassidulidae Gray, 1854]  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English crown snailscrown shells  [details]
German Kronenschnecken  [details]
Japanese テングニシ/カンムリボラ  [details]