WoRMS name details

Laomedea tottoni Leloup, 1935

284400  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:284400)

 unaccepted (objective synonym)
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Leloup, E. (1935). Hydraires calyptoblastiques des Indes Occidentales. (Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Bonaire, Curaçao und Aruba im Jahre 1930, No. 13). Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique. 2: 1-73.
page(s): 26, figs 11-12 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Taxonomy Laomedea tottoni is an objective synonym of Clytia fragilis Congdon, 1907 by the nomenclatural act of Leloup (1935c). As a...  
Taxonomy Laomedea tottoni is an objective synonym of Clytia fragilis Congdon, 1907 by the nomenclatural act of Leloup (1935c). As a name it is unnecessary because the secondary homonymy created by Leloup (1935c) does not exist anymore.Clytia fragilis Congdon, 1907 (and thus also Laomedea tottoni) has been regarded as a synonym of Clytia linearis (e. g. Calder, 1991).
Galea (2010b) thinks that Leloup's (1935c) material named as L. tottoni cannot be referred to C. linearis and should be regarded as a distinct species.
However, the name C. tottoni cannot be applied to this material, as C. tottoni is a synonym of C. linearis. There is no need to propose a new species name for the material of Leloup (1935c) as it matches Clytia laxa Fraser, 1937 and it should be referred to this species. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Laomedea tottoni Leloup, 1935. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=284400 on 2018-05-25
Date
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-08-26 14:29:48Z
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2014-05-21 19:07:33Z
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original description Leloup, E. (1935). Hydraires calyptoblastiques des Indes Occidentales. (Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Bonaire, Curaçao und Aruba im Jahre 1930, No. 13). Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique. 2: 1-73.
page(s): 26, figs 11-12 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Vervoort, W.; Schuchert, P. & van der Land, J. (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Laomedea tottoni is an objective synonym of Clytia fragilis Congdon, 1907 by the nomenclatural act of Leloup (1935c). As a name it is unnecessary because the secondary homonymy created by Leloup (1935c) does not exist anymore.Clytia fragilis Congdon, 1907 (and thus also Laomedea tottoni) has been regarded as a synonym of Clytia linearis (e. g. Calder, 1991).
Galea (2010b) thinks that Leloup's (1935c) material named as L. tottoni cannot be referred to C. linearis and should be regarded as a distinct species.
However, the name C. tottoni cannot be applied to this material, as C. tottoni is a synonym of C. linearis. There is no need to propose a new species name for the material of Leloup (1935c) as it matches Clytia laxa Fraser, 1937 and it should be referred to this species. [details]

From other sources
Biology colonial [details]