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Polychaeta name details

Eumolpe Oken, 1807

324791  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324791)

 unaccepted (nomen oblitum in relation to Lepidonotus, nomen protectum)
Genus
Species Eumolpe longissima Blainville, 1828

Species Eumolpe picta Oken in Gervais, 1849 (nomen dubium, disused name)

Species Eumolpe maxima Oken, 1817 accepted as Polyodontes maxillosus (Ranzani, 1817) (superseded original combination)
Species Eumolpe muricata (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Iphione muricata (Lamarck, 1818) (superseded recombination)
Species Eumolpe squamata Blainville, 1828 accepted as Lepidonotus clava (Montagu, 1808) (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Oken, Lorenz 1807. untitled. Göttingische gelehrte Anzeigen unter der Aufsicht der königlichen Gesellschaft zu Wissenschaften, 2(117): 1161-1168.
page(s): 1 168; note: introduces 'Eumolpe' for 'Aphrodite squammata' [sic] [details]   
Etymology Not stated. Eumolpe is a personal female name used in Greek mythology. She was one of the Nereides, daughters of Nereus and...  
Etymology Not stated. Eumolpe is a personal female name used in Greek mythology. She was one of the Nereides, daughters of Nereus and Doris [details]

Homonymy There is no homonymy within Animalia. Nomenclature Zoologicus lists Eumolpe Gistl [sic for Gistel], 1848 as a homonym to...  
Homonymy There is no homonymy within Animalia. Nomenclature Zoologicus lists Eumolpe Gistl [sic for Gistel], 1848 as a homonym to Eumolpe Oken, 1807, but this is an incorrect assumption. The usage in Gistel [a school textbook], p. 163 is a simple mention in text flow of an existing name. In Plantae there is Eumolpe Decaisne ex Jacques & Hérincq, 1850 in Gesneriaceae [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Eumolpe Oken, 1807. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324791 on 2018-02-20
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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original description Oken, Lorenz 1807. untitled. Göttingische gelehrte Anzeigen unter der Aufsicht der königlichen Gesellschaft zu Wissenschaften, 2(117): 1161-1168.
page(s): 1 168; note: introduces 'Eumolpe' for 'Aphrodite squammata' [sic] [details]   

taxonomy source Blainville, H. de. (1828). Dictionnaire des Sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différens êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l'utilité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Suivi d'une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes. F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris. Volume 57: 1-628., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81595#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 457-460; note: extensive notes and several species included under the genus [details]   

additional source Gistel, Johannes [Nepomuk Franz Xaver]. (1848). Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs: für höhere Schulen. [text book]. 1-216, i-xvi, Plates 1-32. Stuttgart. Scheitlin & Krais., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/175526
page(s): 163; note: Mention in text flow, misinterpreted in Nomenclator zoologicus as a new name [details]   
From editor or global species database
Authority Oken (1807: 1168) introduces 'Eumolpe' for 'Aphrodite squammata' [sic] as a bare name, almost a nomen nudum except for the indication that it is intended for Aphrodita squamata. The Hartman catalogue attributes Eumolpe to Blainville (1828: 457) without comment, perhaps doubting Oken's introduction is an available name, but Blainville himself has Oken as genus author, and includes a number of re-assigned existing species which he places in subgroups. [details]

Etymology Not stated. Eumolpe is a personal female name used in Greek mythology. She was one of the Nereides, daughters of Nereus and Doris [details]

Homonymy There is no homonymy within Animalia. Nomenclature Zoologicus lists Eumolpe Gistl [sic for Gistel], 1848 as a homonym to Eumolpe Oken, 1807, but this is an incorrect assumption. The usage in Gistel [a school textbook], p. 163 is a simple mention in text flow of an existing name. In Plantae there is Eumolpe Decaisne ex Jacques & Hérincq, 1850 in Gesneriaceae [details]

Synonymy Parapar et al (2015: 405) suggested that, as Eumolpe Oken, 1807 is senior to Lepidonotus Leach, 1816, that latter name should be a nomen protectum and (logically but not stated) Eumolpe is the matching nomen oblitum. They do not state evidence that Eumolpe has not been used as a valid genus after 1899. Eumolpe is also a species epithet so usages as in BHL would need to be checked for context. Regardless, Lepidonotus would prevail if a formal application to uphold its validity was theoretically required, so probably the possibility of Eumolpe replacing it is hypothetical only. [details]