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Polychaeta name details

Lycastoides Johnson, 1903

324856  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324856)

taxon inquirendum (type of type species lost & incomplete description)
Genus
Species Lycastoides pontica

Species Lycastoides alticola Johnson, 1903 (taxon inquirendum, type lost & incomplete description)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
masculine
Johnson, Herbert Parlin 1903. Fresh-water nereids from the Pacific coast and Hawaii, with remarks on fresh-water Polychaeta in general. 205-222. <i>In.</i> Mark Anniversary Volume. To Edward Laurens Mark, Hersey professor of anatomy and director of the zoölogical laboratory at Harvard university, in celebration of twenty-five years of successful work for the advancement of zoölogy from his former students, 1877-1902. Henry Holt & Co. New York., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1324600
page(s): 212 [details]   
Etymology The generic name Lycastoides is formed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 followed by the Latin suffix -oides,...  
Etymology The generic name Lycastoides is formed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 followed by the Latin suffix -oides, meaning 'in the form of' or 'resembling', and seems to make reference to the similarity of the new genus with what was considered to be the genus Lycastis sensu Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833.  [details]

Nomenclature Alves et al (2018: 203) recombine Lycastoides type species (monotypic) L. alticola into Namanereis, thus the genus is made...  
Nomenclature Alves et al (2018: 203) recombine Lycastoides type species (monotypic) L. alticola into Namanereis, thus the genus is made a junior synonym of Namanereis. However, this is not possible as Lycastoides is the senior genus. If the synonymy is soundly based then in order to preserve continued use of Namanereis the senior synonym Lycastoides, which threatens it, would need to be suppressed.  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2018). World Polychaeta database. Lycastoides Johnson, 1903. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324856 on 2018-12-15
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2008-03-05 14:39:51Z
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2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2011-08-28 22:29:41Z
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2018-08-02 16:09:57Z
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2018-12-12 01:01:08Z
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original description Johnson, Herbert Parlin 1903. Fresh-water nereids from the Pacific coast and Hawaii, with remarks on fresh-water Polychaeta in general. 205-222. <i>In.</i> Mark Anniversary Volume. To Edward Laurens Mark, Hersey professor of anatomy and director of the zoölogical laboratory at Harvard university, in celebration of twenty-five years of successful work for the advancement of zoölogy from his former students, 1877-1902. Henry Holt & Co. New York., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1324600
page(s): 212 [details]   

source of synonymy Alves, Paulo Ricardo; Glasby, Christopher J.; Santos, Cinthya Simone Gomes. (2018). On the use of troglomorphic characters in Namanereidinae (Annelida; Nereididae) systematics. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4531(2): 195-210., available online at https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4531.2.2
page(s): 203; note: Authors recombine Lycastoides type species (monotypic) L. alticola into Namanereis, thus the genus is made a junior synonym of Namanereis. However, this is not possible as Lycastoides is the senior ge...  
Authors recombine Lycastoides type species (monotypic) L. alticola into Namanereis, thus the genus is made a junior synonym of Namanereis. However, this is not possible as Lycastoides is the senior genus.
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status source Glasby, C.J. (1999). The Namanereidinae (Polychaeta: Nereididae). Part 1. Taxonomy and phylogeny. <em>Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement.</em> 25: 1-129., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.25.1999.1354
page(s): 25 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis "Prostomium small, bilobed anteriorly, the lobes produced to form antennae; proboscis without paragnaths; no eyes; parapodia without ventral ligules or dorsal rami, tip retractile." (Johnson, 1903: 213).  [details]

Etymology The generic name Lycastoides is formed by the name of the genus Lycastis Savigny, 1822 followed by the Latin suffix -oides, meaning 'in the form of' or 'resembling', and seems to make reference to the similarity of the new genus with what was considered to be the genus Lycastis sensu Audouin & Milne-Edwards, 1833.  [details]

Grammatical gender Masculine. A compound genus-group name ending in -oides is treated as masculine, whereas information from the species-group name of the type (alticola) is not helpful as it is treated as invariant compound noun in apposition due to the -cola ending (alticola, thus meaning high dwelling). [details]

Nomenclature Alves et al (2018: 203) recombine Lycastoides type species (monotypic) L. alticola into Namanereis, thus the genus is made a junior synonym of Namanereis. However, this is not possible as Lycastoides is the senior genus. If the synonymy is soundly based then in order to preserve continued use of Namanereis the senior synonym Lycastoides, which threatens it, would need to be suppressed.  [details]

Type designation According to article 68.2.1. of the ICZN, "The expressions "gen. n., sp. n.", "new genus and species", or an equivalent, applied before 1931 to only one of two or more new nominal species originally included in a new nominal genus or subgenus, are deemed to be an original designation if no other type species was explicitly designated." This way, Lycastoides alticola Johnson, 1903 is the type of the genus Lycastoides by original designation. [details]