WoRMS name details

Syrinx aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

527732  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:527732)

 unaccepted (incorrect grammatical agreement of specific epithet)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Murex aruanus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 753 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Nomenclature Although long known as Syrinx aruanus, this combination is grammatically incorrect. The Greek word syrinx (a pipe) is...  
Nomenclature Although long known as Syrinx aruanus, this combination is grammatically incorrect. The Greek word syrinx (a pipe) is feminine and thus the specific epithet, which in this case is an adjective derived from the Aru Islands and meaning the Aruanan Syrinx, must agree in gender with the genus name. Hence Syrinx aruana is the grammatically correct name. When he proposed the genus name Syrinx, Röding himself used the combination Syrinx aruana (and all the other specific epithets he combined with Syrinx were also feminine). This is a mandatory change following Art. 34.2 of the ICZN Code. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Syrinx aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=527732 on 2021-10-17
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2010-10-01 21:22:21Z
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original description  (of Murex aruanus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 753 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 88 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Nomenclature Although long known as Syrinx aruanus, this combination is grammatically incorrect. The Greek word syrinx (a pipe) is feminine and thus the specific epithet, which in this case is an adjective derived from the Aru Islands and meaning the Aruanan Syrinx, must agree in gender with the genus name. Hence Syrinx aruana is the grammatically correct name. When he proposed the genus name Syrinx, Röding himself used the combination Syrinx aruana (and all the other specific epithets he combined with Syrinx were also feminine). This is a mandatory change following Art. 34.2 of the ICZN Code. [details]
LanguageName 
English false trumpet snailfalse trumpetAustralian trumpet  [details]
German Große RüsselschneckeAustralische Rifftrompete  [details]