WoRMS name details

Bebryce peripatus [Thompson, 1844]

338416  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338416)

nomen nudum (unavailable as no description. Johnston MSS name )
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Thompson, William. (1844). Report on the Fauna of Ireland; Div. Invertebrata. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 13th Meeting, 1843. 245-291 [Annelida 271-274]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12920904 [details]   
Note Specimen said to be from Ireland, but a nomen...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Specimen said to be from Ireland, but a nomen nudum has no type locality [details]
Taxonomy Bebryce peripatus is a nomen nudum, although some subsequent authors have treated it as validly introduced in Thompson,...  
Taxonomy Bebryce peripatus is a nomen nudum, although some subsequent authors have treated it as validly introduced in Thompson, citing the name as "Johnston in Thompson". Thompson used it, not Johnston, and it was stated to be an [unpublished] MS name of Johnston. This was the only Johnston MS name included, clearly indicated as unpublished, whereas other names had abbreviated citations. Johnston himself did not use the combination except in synonymies. He validly described this entity as Pollicita peripatus. Bebryce in Polychaeta would be a junior homonym, as Johnston had realised, so he never used Bebryce as valid. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Bebryce peripatus [Thompson, 1844]. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338416 on 2018-02-23
Date
action
by
2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
changed
2015-08-17 22:34:45Z
changed

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original description Thompson, William. (1844). Report on the Fauna of Ireland; Div. Invertebrata. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 13th Meeting, 1843. 245-291 [Annelida 271-274]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12920904 [details]   

status source Johnston, George. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291
page(s): 207 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Bebryce peripatus is a nomen nudum, although some subsequent authors have treated it as validly introduced in Thompson, citing the name as "Johnston in Thompson". Thompson used it, not Johnston, and it was stated to be an [unpublished] MS name of Johnston. This was the only Johnston MS name included, clearly indicated as unpublished, whereas other names had abbreviated citations. Johnston himself did not use the combination except in synonymies. He validly described this entity as Pollicita peripatus. Bebryce in Polychaeta would be a junior homonym, as Johnston had realised, so he never used Bebryce as valid. [details]

Type locality Specimen said to be from Ireland, but a nomen nudum has no type locality [details]