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Polychaeta name details

Ammocharidae Malmgren, 1867

867741  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:867741)

 unaccepted (replaced by prevailing usage, although senior to Oweniidae)
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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): 101 [details]   
Taxonomy Malmgren (1867:101) used Ammocharidae for the two genera Ammochares (a record of Ammochares assimilis Sars) and his new...  
Taxonomy Malmgren (1867:101) used Ammocharidae for the two genera Ammochares (a record of Ammochares assimilis Sars) and his new genus Myriochele (Myriochele heeri n. sp.). He does not diagnose the family or discuss it and makes no mention of Owenia, later to be the senior synonym of Ammochares. Rouse & Pleijel (2001:187) state that Ammochares "was incorrectly used .. to erect Ammocharidae", but don't explain why they assert that. The eventual Oweniidae of Rioja was not created until 1917, and it appears to be an unnecessary replacement name, as under Art. 40.1 a family name is not affected by synonymy of its type genus. However, Oweniidae is maintained as it now has prevailing usage (Art. 40.2).  [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2020). World Polychaeta database. Ammocharidae Malmgren, 1867. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/polychaeta/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=867741 on 2020-02-20
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original description 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): 101 [details]   
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Taxonomy Malmgren (1867:101) used Ammocharidae for the two genera Ammochares (a record of Ammochares assimilis Sars) and his new genus Myriochele (Myriochele heeri n. sp.). He does not diagnose the family or discuss it and makes no mention of Owenia, later to be the senior synonym of Ammochares. Rouse & Pleijel (2001:187) state that Ammochares "was incorrectly used .. to erect Ammocharidae", but don't explain why they assert that. The eventual Oweniidae of Rioja was not created until 1917, and it appears to be an unnecessary replacement name, as under Art. 40.1 a family name is not affected by synonymy of its type genus. However, Oweniidae is maintained as it now has prevailing usage (Art. 40.2).  [details]