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For the nomenclature-inclined polychaetologists

Fredrik Pleijel fredrik.pleijel at tmbl.gu.se
Wed Mar 24 05:07:04 EST 1999


Hi again!

Well, certainly agree with Jim on type genera not having to be the oldest
ones, but still don't get it why Pherusea of Grube, 1850 is not ok. And I
do think the name Chloreama and Chloreamidae (whatever spelling) is a out
of the way. But I i still don't get it why Grube's Pherusea isn't a valid
family group name, in the same way as we refer e.g., Nephtyidae,
Glyceridae, Syllidea to him (admittedly I don't have Grube 1850 in front of
me, but these names should appear there according to Fauchald & Rouse
1997:135).

Thanks/Fred


Fredrik Pleijel
Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory
SE-452 96 Strömstad, Sweden
tel + 46 526 686 38
fax + 46 526 686 07
e.mail fredrik.pleijel at tmbl.gu.se


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