WoRMS taxon details

Brachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819)

505995  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:505995)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofMytilus ustulatus Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441
page(s): vol. 6(1) p. 122 [details]   
Nomenclature The earlier name Brachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819) has been put forward by Huber (2010: 550) as the valid name to be...  
Nomenclature The earlier name Brachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819) has been put forward by Huber (2010: 550) as the valid name to be used for this species. However the name Brachidontes pharaonis is in usage and the provisions of ICZN art. 23.9 may apply. Awaiting either confirmation that the requirements of this article are met, and formal declaration of respectively “nomen oblitum” and “nomen protectum”, or bringing the case to the ICZN, the name in prevailing usage is here maintained as “accepted”. Lamy (1936) knew that ustulatus is the same species and nevertheless refrained from using the name as valid. Nevertheless, there is a consistent usage of this name for a West Australian species, which is not yet proved to be the same as B. variabilis. Awaiting taxonomic clarification, both names are kept here as "accepted". [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Brachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=505995 on 2018-11-21
Date
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2010-08-18 08:38:17Z
created
2010-09-15 11:43:10Z
checked
2012-03-08 21:04:46Z
changed
2013-11-01 15:53:48Z
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original description  (ofMytilus ustulatus Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441
page(s): vol. 6(1) p. 122 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Yip, S. Y. (1978). The ecology of coastal reclamation in Hong Kong. Mphil thesis. The University of Hong Kong. [details]   

basis of record Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Wells F.E. & Bryce C.W. 1984. A guide to the common molluscs of south-western Australian estuaries. Western Australian Museum, 112 p. [details]   
 
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Nomenclature The earlier name Brachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819) has been put forward by Huber (2010: 550) as the valid name to be used for this species. However the name Brachidontes pharaonis is in usage and the provisions of ICZN art. 23.9 may apply. Awaiting either confirmation that the requirements of this article are met, and formal declaration of respectively “nomen oblitum” and “nomen protectum”, or bringing the case to the ICZN, the name in prevailing usage is here maintained as “accepted”. Lamy (1936) knew that ustulatus is the same species and nevertheless refrained from using the name as valid. Nevertheless, there is a consistent usage of this name for a West Australian species, which is not yet proved to be the same as B. variabilis. Awaiting taxonomic clarification, both names are kept here as "accepted". [details]