WoRMS name details

Phyllidoce Browne, 1789

736845  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:736845)

 unaccepted (invalid name, published in a suppressed work, ICZN Opinion 89)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Taxonomic remark The name Phyllidoce was first used by Browne (1789) for the hydroid known today as Velella velella, but Browne's work has...  
Taxonomic remark The name Phyllidoce was first used by Browne (1789) for the hydroid known today as Velella velella, but Browne's work has been suppressed for nomenclatural purposes by the ICZN (Opinion 89).
However, Modeer (1790) used Browne’s Phyllidoce and perhaps validated it by this.
The name Phyllidoce has otherwise not or only extremely rarely been applied and following the opinion of Calder (1988) it should not be used.
 [details]
Schuchert, P. (2020). World Hydrozoa Database. Phyllidoce Browne, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=736845 on 2020-07-07
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basis of record Calder, D. R. (1988). Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. <em>Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions.</em> 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description (unavailable nomenclaturally) Browne, Patrick. (1789). The civil and natural history of Jamaica. <em>[book in 3 parts].</em> 2nd edition, 503 pages, 49 plates., available online at https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/11523#page=401
page(s): 387 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Taxonomic remark The name Phyllidoce was first used by Browne (1789) for the hydroid known today as Velella velella, but Browne's work has been suppressed for nomenclatural purposes by the ICZN (Opinion 89).
However, Modeer (1790) used Browne’s Phyllidoce and perhaps validated it by this.
The name Phyllidoce has otherwise not or only extremely rarely been applied and following the opinion of Calder (1988) it should not be used.
 [details]