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Polychaeta name details

Laeospira Caullery & Mesnil, 1897

325112  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:325112)

 unaccepted (unnecessary new name for nominal subgenus Spirorbis)
Genus
Leospira [auct. misspelling for 'Laeospira'] (data entry misspelling of no significance)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
masculine
Caullery, Maurice; Mesnil, Felix. (1897). Études sur la morphologie comparée et la phylogénie des espèces chez les Spirorbes. <em>Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique.</em> 30: 185-233, plates 7-10., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10721821
page(s): 211; note: as a subgenus of Spirorbis [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(of Spirorbis (Laeospira) Caullery & Mesnil, 1897) Caullery, Maurice; Mesnil, Felix. (1897). Études sur la morphologie comparée et la phylogénie des espèces chez les Spirorbes. <em>Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique.</em> 30: 185-233, plates 7-10., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10721821
page(s): 211 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Caullery & Mesnil placed Spirorbis borealis...  
From editor or global species database
Type species Caullery & Mesnil placed Spirorbis borealis (objective junior synonym of S. spirorbis) in subgenus Laeospira, but this is an unnecessary name for the nominal subgenus, Spirorbis. They listed S borealis first, thus it has later become regarded as the type species of Laeospira. Then there were 4 new species - bernardi, koehleri, langerhansi, mediterraneus - and 5 existing species included - cornuaretis, beneti, militaris, granulatus, morchi. It is not clear that morchi should be in this group as it is not shown in the spirorbins hierarchy diagram on their page 194. [details]
Etymology Not stated. However, from context evidently in relation to the direction of tube spiralling. Laeospira is from Greek and...  
Etymology Not stated. However, from context evidently in relation to the direction of tube spiralling. Laeospira is from Greek and indicative of left-spiralling (sinistral), in contrast to right-spiralling Dexiospira (dextral) species. [details]

Status Unnecessary subgenus name for the nominal subgenus Spirorbis (Spirorbis). The first species listed by Caullery & Mesnil is...  
Status Unnecessary subgenus name for the nominal subgenus Spirorbis (Spirorbis). The first species listed by Caullery & Mesnil is Spirorbis borealis which is Spirorbis spirorbis, and subsequent authors have regarded this as 'page priority' for ascertaining the type species of Laeospira. However, Chamberlin (1919: 478) expressed the validity of the genus or subgenus thus: "The name Laeospira Caullery and Mesnil is suppressed, as its species fall either into Spirorbis or Pileolaria. We may regard it as proposed for the group for which Spirorbis should have been retained in the restricted sense." Vine (1977: 9) agreed with this interpretation, although Pillai (1970) had raised Laeospira to full genus, and had used that name instead of Spirorbis. Obviously that usage of Pillai had not complied with any logic derived from the Zoological Code. The modern analysis of MacDonald (2003) is silent on the name, and presumably did not regard it as a separate valid name worthy of discussion. [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2019). World Polychaeta database. Laeospira Caullery & Mesnil, 1897. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=325112 on 2019-08-26
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original description Caullery, Maurice; Mesnil, Felix. (1897). Études sur la morphologie comparée et la phylogénie des espèces chez les Spirorbes. <em>Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique.</em> 30: 185-233, plates 7-10., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10721821
page(s): 211; note: as a subgenus of Spirorbis [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Spirorbis (Laeospira) Caullery & Mesnil, 1897) Caullery, Maurice; Mesnil, Felix. (1897). Études sur la morphologie comparée et la phylogénie des espèces chez les Spirorbes. <em>Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique.</em> 30: 185-233, plates 7-10., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10721821
page(s): 211 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

status source Pillai, T. G. (1970). Studies on a collection of Spirorbids from Ceylon, together with a critical review and revision of Spirorbid systematics, and an account of their phylogeny and zoogeography. <em>Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences).</em> 8(2): 100-172.
note: Laeospira is given full genus rank, and appears to be used as a name instead of genus Spirorbis, with L. borealis given as the type species of the genus [details]   

status source Vine, Peter J. 1977. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Spirorbinae (Polychaeta: Serpulidae). New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Memoir, 68: 1-68.
page(s): 831; note: Laeospira is listed as a synonym of Spirorbis [details]   

status source Macdonald, Tara A. 2003. Phylogenetic relations among spirorbid subgenera and the evolution of operular brooding. Hydrobiologia 496: 125-143., available online at https://doi.org/10.1023/a:1026132512370
note: The name Laeospira is not mentioned [details]   
From editor or global species database
Etymology Not stated. However, from context evidently in relation to the direction of tube spiralling. Laeospira is from Greek and indicative of left-spiralling (sinistral), in contrast to right-spiralling Dexiospira (dextral) species. [details]

Status Unnecessary subgenus name for the nominal subgenus Spirorbis (Spirorbis). The first species listed by Caullery & Mesnil is Spirorbis borealis which is Spirorbis spirorbis, and subsequent authors have regarded this as 'page priority' for ascertaining the type species of Laeospira. However, Chamberlin (1919: 478) expressed the validity of the genus or subgenus thus: "The name Laeospira Caullery and Mesnil is suppressed, as its species fall either into Spirorbis or Pileolaria. We may regard it as proposed for the group for which Spirorbis should have been retained in the restricted sense." Vine (1977: 9) agreed with this interpretation, although Pillai (1970) had raised Laeospira to full genus, and had used that name instead of Spirorbis. Obviously that usage of Pillai had not complied with any logic derived from the Zoological Code. The modern analysis of MacDonald (2003) is silent on the name, and presumably did not regard it as a separate valid name worthy of discussion. [details]

Type species Caullery & Mesnil placed Spirorbis borealis (objective junior synonym of S. spirorbis) in subgenus Laeospira, but this is an unnecessary name for the nominal subgenus, Spirorbis. They listed S borealis first, thus it has later become regarded as the type species of Laeospira. Then there were 4 new species - bernardi, koehleri, langerhansi, mediterraneus - and 5 existing species included - cornuaretis, beneti, militaris, granulatus, morchi. It is not clear that morchi should be in this group as it is not shown in the spirorbins hierarchy diagram on their page 194. [details]