WoRMS name details

Ritteria Metcalf, 1918

719828  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:719828)

 unaccepted (preoccupied)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Metcalf, M.M. 1918. The Salpidae; a taxonomic study. Bulletin United States National Museum (2) 100 (2): 5-193. [details]   
Taxonomy This was named a subgenus of the genus Salpa by Metcalf (1918), but in his paper he treated it as a genus name by citing...  
Taxonomy This was named a subgenus of the genus Salpa by Metcalf (1918), but in his paper he treated it as a genus name by citing the species assigned to it as Ritteria amboinensis etc., without using the notation Salpa (Ritteria) amboinensis.  [details]
Madin, L. (2022). World List of Thaliacea. Ritteria Metcalf, 1918. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=719828 on 2022-08-10
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original description Metcalf, M.M. 1918. The Salpidae; a taxonomic study. Bulletin United States National Museum (2) 100 (2): 5-193. [details]   
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Taxonomy This was named a subgenus of the genus Salpa by Metcalf (1918), but in his paper he treated it as a genus name by citing the species assigned to it as Ritteria amboinensis etc., without using the notation Salpa (Ritteria) amboinensis.  [details]