for the nomenclature-inclined polychaetologists

Geoff Read gread at actrix.gen.nz
Tue Mar 23 19:07:58 EST 1999


> Why is the family name Flabelligeridae Saint-Joseph 1894 the one in
> current use? Stöp-Bowitz pointed out that Chloraemidae was not to be used
> as Chloreama is a junior synonym of Flabelligera (see also Article 40(b)
> in the Code). But what about Pherusea Grube, 1850 - shouldn't that be name
> to be used (as Pherusidae)??? 

Would it  be relevant that Chloremiens Quatrefages 1849 appears to 
predate Pherusea Grube 1850, thus making Chloraema (or its subjective 
senior synonym) always the type genus?

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  Geoff Read <g.read at niwa.cri.nz>


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