WoRMS name details

Serpula lactea Adams, 1798

528093  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:528093)

 unaccepted (foraminifer erroneously described in a polychaete genus)
Species
marine
Adams, G.; Kanmacher, F. (1798). Essays on the microscope : containing a practical description of the most improved microscopes; a general history of insects, their transformations, peculiar habits, and œconomy : an account of the various species, and singular properties, of the hydræ and vorticellæ: a description of three hundred and eighty-three animalcula : with a concise catalogue of interesting objects: a view of the organization of timber, and the configuration of salts, when under the microscope. [Book]. 724 pp. Second edition, by the late George Adams, further edited by Kanmacher., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45704067
page(s): 634; note: as Serpula Lactea, which is not what Boys & Walker used in 1784 [details]   
Homonymy senior homonym of Serpula lactea Milne Edwards, 1836 (1840?) , presently synonymised with the serpulid polychaete Serpula...  
Homonymy senior homonym of Serpula lactea Milne Edwards, 1836 (1840?) , presently synonymised with the serpulid polychaete Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880  [details]

Status non- serpulid but Foraminifera, attributed to Vermiculum by Montagu; to Miliola by Brown 1827 and presently to the genus...  
Status non- serpulid but Foraminifera, attributed to Vermiculum by Montagu; to Miliola by Brown 1827 and presently to the genus Laryngosigma (note aded by serpulid editor HAtH) [details]
WoRMS (2018). Serpula lactea Adams, 1798. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=528093 on 2018-05-27
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2010-10-05 05:53:15Z
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2010-12-18 09:03:33Z
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original description Adams, G.; Kanmacher, F. (1798). Essays on the microscope : containing a practical description of the most improved microscopes; a general history of insects, their transformations, peculiar habits, and œconomy : an account of the various species, and singular properties, of the hydræ and vorticellæ: a description of three hundred and eighty-three animalcula : with a concise catalogue of interesting objects: a view of the organization of timber, and the configuration of salts, when under the microscope. [Book]. 724 pp. Second edition, by the late George Adams, further edited by Kanmacher., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45704067
page(s): 634; note: as Serpula Lactea, which is not what Boys & Walker used in 1784 [details]   

additional source Turton W. (1802). A General System of Nature, through the three grand Kingdoms of Animals, Vegetables, and Minerals; systematicallydivided into their several classes, orders, genera, species, and varieties, with their habitations, manners, economy, structure,and peculiarities. Translated from Gmelin's last edition of the celebrated Systema Natura, by Sir Charles Linné : Amended andenlarged by the improvements and discoveries of later naturalists and societies, with appropriate copper-pla. Lackington and co. 4 vol.: , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83209
page(s): 609; note: Listing as Serpula retorta with authorship attributed (correctly) to Adams, not Walker & Jacob [details]   

new combination reference Brown, T. (1827). Illustrations of the conchology of Great Britain and Ireland. Drawn from nature. W.H. Lizars and D. Lizars, Edinburgh and S. Highley, London. 144 pp., 52 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127868 [details]   

new combination reference Montagu, George. (1803). Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-Water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694
page(s): 527 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Authority Adams (1798) is the authority, not Walker & Jacob, which is a fictional authorship. See comments under Adams as source, and under Serpula sulcata Adams [details]

Homonymy senior homonym of Serpula lactea Milne Edwards, 1836 (1840?) , presently synonymised with the serpulid polychaete Serpula concharum Langerhans, 1880  [details]

Status non- serpulid but Foraminifera, attributed to Vermiculum by Montagu; to Miliola by Brown 1827 and presently to the genus Laryngosigma (note aded by serpulid editor HAtH) [details]