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Polychaeta name details

Eunice gigantea (Lamarck, 1818)

1374495  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1374495)

 unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Leodice gigantea Lamarck, 1818) Lamarck, J.B. (1818). [volume 5 of] Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, préséntant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; precedes d'une Introduction offrant la determination des caracteres essentiels de l'Animal, sa distinction du vegetal et desautres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des Principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie. <em>Paris, Deterville.</em> vol 5: 612 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12886879
page(s): 322; note: The name comes from the Savigny MS. This does not make Savigny the author in Lamarck. [details]   
Status With some reservations, the discussion given by Fauchald (1992: 155) on "Eunice gigantea auctores" (as Fauchald represents...  
Status With some reservations, the discussion given by Fauchald (1992: 155) on "Eunice gigantea auctores" (as Fauchald represents the concept) is still valuable for understanding the status of the name Eunice gigantea.
Inter alia Fauchald dismisses the Linnaeus name of 'Nereis gigantea' (see the entry for Nereis gigantea Linnaeus, 1758) as indeterminable (although it is referring to an amphinomid named by Seba as Millepoda marina amboensis), The unpublished usage in the Paris museum of 'Nereis gigantea' for a Eunicid surely could not be confused with it, but we cannot tell two centuries later if the name was a new invention, or a usage adopting Linnaeus. Most likely the earlier Linnaean name should be treated as having no connection to Lamarck's Leodice gigantea since Lamarck does not mention it (including no mention within Lycoris, his genus name for Nereis species). Lamarck's colleague Savigny (1822) refers Nereis gigantea Linnaeus to Pleione carunculata [Hermodice carunculata in Amphinomidae]. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Eunice gigantea (Lamarck, 1818). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1374495 on 2019-11-13
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original description  (of Leodice gigantea Lamarck, 1818) Lamarck, J.B. (1818). [volume 5 of] Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, préséntant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; precedes d'une Introduction offrant la determination des caracteres essentiels de l'Animal, sa distinction du vegetal et desautres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des Principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie. <em>Paris, Deterville.</em> vol 5: 612 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12886879
page(s): 322; note: The name comes from the Savigny MS. This does not make Savigny the author in Lamarck. [details]   

additional source Malmgren, A.J. (1867). Annulata Polychaeta Spetsbergiæ, Grœnlandiæ, Islandiæ et Scandinaviæ. Hactenus Cognita. Ex Officina Frenckelliana, Helsingforslæ. 127 pp. & XIV plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/13358
page(s): 64-65; note: usage as Eunice gigantea in text flow discussion [details]   

new combination reference Milne Edwards, Henri (1837 [1837-1848]). Les Annélides. In: Cuvier, G.(ed.). Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée, par Georges Cuvier. Édition accompagnée de planches gravées, représentant les types de tous les genres, les caractères dístinctifs des divers groupes et les modifications de structure sur lesquelles repose cette classification; par une réunion de disciples de Cuvier, MM. Audouin, Blanchard, Deshayes, Alcide d'Orbigny, Doyère, Dugès, Duvernoy, Laurillard, Milne Edwards, Roulin et Valenciennes. [aka 'Le règne animal illustré' or 'Disciples' edition'], pp. 1-54, [Plates numbered 1-24 (actually totalling 30)]. Fortin, Masson et Cie, Paris., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37082882
page(s): 52; note: Usage of 'Eunice gigantea Cuvier' [Lamarck is the correct author] [details]   

status source Fauchald, K. (1992). A review of the genus <i>Eunice</i> (Eunicidae: Polychaeta) based upon type material. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 523: 1-422., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.523
page(s): 155; note: A valuable discussion of the issues around the name "Eunice gigantea auctores" as Fauchald represents the concept [details]   
From editor or global species database
Authority Malmgren (1867) credits Cuvier with the name Eunice gigantea, but this is not correct (as extensively discussed by Fauchald (1992: 4 & 155)). The name arose as 'Nereis gigantea' assigned on a museum label to a Paris Museum specimen, but Cuvier never published the name. Lamarck (1818) took Savigny's MS name of Leodice gigantea and published it as Leodice gigantea. All Eunice 'gigantea' usages arise from this first published use, although the authors involved may instead incorrectly attribute the name to Cuvier. [details]

Status With some reservations, the discussion given by Fauchald (1992: 155) on "Eunice gigantea auctores" (as Fauchald represents the concept) is still valuable for understanding the status of the name Eunice gigantea.
Inter alia Fauchald dismisses the Linnaeus name of 'Nereis gigantea' (see the entry for Nereis gigantea Linnaeus, 1758) as indeterminable (although it is referring to an amphinomid named by Seba as Millepoda marina amboensis), The unpublished usage in the Paris museum of 'Nereis gigantea' for a Eunicid surely could not be confused with it, but we cannot tell two centuries later if the name was a new invention, or a usage adopting Linnaeus. Most likely the earlier Linnaean name should be treated as having no connection to Lamarck's Leodice gigantea since Lamarck does not mention it (including no mention within Lycoris, his genus name for Nereis species). Lamarck's colleague Savigny (1822) refers Nereis gigantea Linnaeus to Pleione carunculata [Hermodice carunculata in Amphinomidae]. [details]