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Johnston, G. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. [book]. 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement].
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10.5962/bhl.title.12291 [view]
Johnston, G.
1865
A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum
[book]
1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]
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 Authority

A rare case of a quoted description justifying the authorship of Dyster in Johnston. Johnston reproduces a Dyster ... [details]

 Authority

The name 'Nereis pulsatoria' clearly came from Montagu and was adopted by Savigny, but probably Montagu's name was ... [details]

 Authority

The author is Müller as the species Johnston described is clearly a recombination from Lumbricus ciliatus Müller ... [details]

 Depth range

Not stated, probably subtidal depths. [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Johnston (1865: 195): "Body consisting of about fifteen segments, deeply indented at the ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Johnston (1865: 67): ''Lumbriciform, the body acephalous, distinctly annulated, flattish on ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Johnston (1865: 241): "Body vermiform, with setigerous and uncinated feet to all the segments ... [details]

 Distribution

The specimens that Johnston attributed to Valla ciliata [was Lumbricus ciliatus] were collected from Berwick Bay. ... [details]

 Distribution

England: North Sea (Northumberland); English Channel (Devon). [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. Johnston (1840) has no mention of a Forbes. However, Johnston (1865: 219) states that "in 1840 I ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated, uncertain. The Latin word valla is the inflection of the Latin noun vallum, and means 'wall' or ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated, uncertain. Venusia might refer to the fact that the type species was described as having preference to ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated. The specific epithet punctata, Latin adjective meaning 'spotted', refers obviously to the presence of ... [details]

 Habitat

"The coralline region, very common" (Johnston, 1865: 241). Tube described as being "generally constructed on old ... [details]

 Homonymy

Johnston used the genus Lepidonotus but he includes the MS name of Dyster, which was "Polynoe pellucida" As ... [details]

 Homonymy

Serpula conica (Fleming, 1825) in Johnston (1865 [details]

 Homonymy

Venusia Johnston, 1865 (Annelida) is a junior primary homonym of Venusia Curtis, 1839 [Lepidoptera; Brit. Entom., 16 ... [details]

 Nomenclature

The synonymy entries in Johnston (1865: 251) indicate the name Alveolaria was used in the British Museum ... [details]

 Nomenclature

Museum label name and never an available name. Mentioned only in synonymy to Sabellaria crassissima as a museum ... [details]

 Nomenclature

Nomenclature British museum label name attributed to Leach, included by Johnston in a synonymy for the purpose of ... [details]

 Nomenclature

Aphrodita elliptica versicolor Johnston, 1865 is a subspecies without a nominate species. Under ICZN Article 46.1 ... [details]

 Nomenclature

Hill (1752) is pre-Linnaean and he can not be an author (ICZN 3.2). The ‘type’ for this subspecies is Hill’s ... [details]

 Nomenclature

Not Terebellidae but Cirratulidae. Not indexed in Hartman catalogue, not seen mentioned in text, but was catalogued ... [details]

 Synonymy

Family name alternatives Because of changing synonymies and varying interpretations, as well as the synonym ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Other than in listings there appear to be no real subsequent usages as a family name of 'Maeadae', which was ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Current taxon previously considered to be a junior synonym of Glycera capitata Örsted, 1843, but now regarded as ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Attributed to Johnston (1865) in the Hartman catalogue. However, as presented Johnston (p.251) was referencing a ... [details]

 Type locality

Shores of Scotland. [details]

 Type locality

Tenby, West Wales, United Kingdom [details]

 Type locality

St Andrews, Scotland for neotype. Originally British Isles, unspecified. Johnston notes "This singular worm was ... [details]

 Type locality

England, Atlantic Ocean. The original description refers specimens collected mainly in Berwick Bay (Northumberland, ... [details]

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