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Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767].
Linnaeus, C.
Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2.
Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii
pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]
Nantes and Pisces on pp. 394-532. Authorship sometimes cited as Linné.From Eschmeyer on the web.
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Actinia Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Actinia effoeta Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Calliactis parasitica (Couch, 1842) (original description)
Actinia felina Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Metridium dianthus (Ellis, 1768) (original description)
Actinia senilis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Metridium senile (Linnaeus, 1761) (original description)
Actitis macularius Linnaeus, 1766 (original description)
Alcedo inda Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Chloroceryle inda (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Alcyonium cydonium Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Geodia cydonium (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Alcyonium cydonium Linnaeus, 1767 sensu Esper, 1829 (additional source)
Alcyonium ficus sensu Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Alcyonium lyncurium Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Tethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766) (original description)
Alcyonium manusdiaboli Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Amia Linnaeus, 1766 (original description)
Amia calva Linnaeus, 1766 (original description)
Anas discors Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Spatula discors (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Anguis platura Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Pelamis platura (Linnaeus, 1766) accepted as Hydrophis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Anomia cepa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Anomia ephippium Linnaeus, 1758 (original description)
Anomia truncata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Megerlia truncata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Aphrodita imbricata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Harmothoe imbricata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Aplysia (Aplysia) Linnaeus, 1767 represented as Aplysia Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Arca modiolus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Arca pilosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Glycymeris pilosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Ardea cocoi Linnaeus, 1766 (original description)
Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766 (original description)
Ascidea Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ascidia Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Ascidia Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Ascidia echinata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Boltenia echinata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Ascidia intestinalis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ciona intestinalis (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Ascidia quadridentata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Styela rustica Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Ascidia rutica Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Styela rustica Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Ascidie Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ascidia Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Asterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Asterias ciliaris Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Asterias papposus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Solaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Atherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Menidia menidia (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Atherina menidia Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Anchoa hepsetus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Balistes hispidus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Stephanolepis hispida (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Blattella germanica Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Blennius phycis Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Phycis phycis (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Buccinum bezoar Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Rapana bezoar (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Buccinum dolium Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tonna dolium (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Buccinum galea Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tonna galea (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Buccinum haemastoma Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Stramonita haemastoma (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Buccinum lanceatum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Hastula lanceata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Buccinum olearium Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tonna galea (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Buccinum perdix Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tonna perdix (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Buccinum pomum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Malea pomum (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Buccinum praerosum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Melanopsis praemorsa (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Buccinum subulatum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Terebra subulata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Buccinum vittatum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Bullia vittata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Bulla aperta Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Philine aperta (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Bulla birostris Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Phenacovolva birostris (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Bulla canaliculata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tonna canaliculata (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Bulla ficus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Ficus ficus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Bulla virginea (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Liguus virgineus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Bushiella (Jugaria) granulata (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Janua heterostropha (Montagu, 1803) (original description)
Byssus cancellata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Hydrodictyon reticulatum (Linnaeus) Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1824 (original description)
Cancer caputmortuum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Dromia personata (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Cancer dodecos Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Inachus dorsettensis (Pennant, 1777) (original description)
Cancer emeritus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Emerita emeritus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer eremita Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Paguristes eremita (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer floridus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Atergatis floridus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer hastatus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Achelous hastatus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer hexapus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Pisidia longicornis (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer lanatus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Medorippe lanata (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer latro Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer linearis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Caprella linearis (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer longicornis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Pisidia longicornis (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer pinnophylax Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Tumidotheres maculatus (Say, 1818) (original description)
Cancer pisum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Pinnotheres pisum (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer puber Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Necora puber (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer sanguineus Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Euryozius sanguineus (Linnaeus, 1771) (original description)
Cancer setiferus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Penaeus setiferus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer superciliosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Criocarcinus superciliosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Cancer symnista Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Albunea symmysta (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Cancer tribulus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Inachus phalangium (J.C. Fabricius, 1775) (original description)
Cancer tubularis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Calcinus tubularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cancer uca Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ucides cordatus (Linnaeus, 1763) (original description)
Cancroma Linnaeus, 1766 (original description)
Cancroma cochlearia Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Cochlearius cochlearius (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766) (additional source)
Cardium retusum Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Lunulicardia retusa (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cardium rusticum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Acanthocardia tuberculata (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Cellepora Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Cellepora hyalina Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Celleporella hyalina (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cellepora ramulosa Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Omalosecosa ramulosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Celleporella hyalina (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Cepola Linnaeus, 1764 (original description)
Cepola rubescens Linnaeus, 1764 accepted as Cepola macrophthalma (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Cepola taenia Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Cepola macrophthalma (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Chaetodon alepidotus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Peprilus paru (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Chaetodon argus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) (original description)
Chama arcinella Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Arcinella arcinella (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Chama cor Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Glossus humanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original description)
Chama satiata Linnaeus, 1767 (original description)
Chama trapezia Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Glans trapezia (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Chiton (Chiton) squamosus Linnaeus, 1764 represented as Chiton squamosus Linnaeus, 1764 (additional source)
Chiton albus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Stenosemus albus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Chiton cinereus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Lepidochitona (Lepidochitona) cinerea (Linnaeus, 1767) represented as Lepidochitona cinerea (Linnaeus, 1767) (original description)
Chiton concentricus G. B. Sowerby II, 1841 accepted as Lepidopleurus cajetanus (Poli, 1791) (original description)
 Additional information

Linné (1764:662) gives a broader description, mentioning "anfractibus 20 s. 30 ...", which indicates the use of ... [details]

 Additional information

Linné (1767:1239) added additional references as compared to the 10th ed. (1758): Fauna Svecica (1761) = sensu ... [details]


According to McIntosh (1922: 165) the species (McIntosh does not give a name) "was first described by H. Martin ... [details]


Medusa hemisphaerica Linnaeus, 1767: 1098 [details]


As 'penicillus' is a masculine Latin noun diminutive meaning a little brush, it is here regarded as unchanging as a ... [details]


Not stated by Linnaeus. According to Merriam Webster it is New Latin, from diminutive of Latin terebra borer or ... [details]


Terebella lapidaria is named (with feminine suffix) from the adjective lapidarius -a -um, meaning belonging to stones. [details]

 Grammatical gender

Feminine, based on treatment by authors of the time and the existence of Sabella as a female personal name. [details]

 Grammatical gender

Feminine, as -ella is the feminine of the diminutive -ellus -a -um. [details]


The species is originally spelled as Nereis lacustris in Linnaeus (1758: 654), but later misspelled as Nereis ... [details]


The name Serpula contortuplicata has been used by various authors for various taxa, mostly for what is now Serpula ... [details]


A re-evaluation of the validity of this subspecies has not been found [details]


Linnaeus (1767) included Tubipora arenosa Ellis and Tubularia arenosa anglica under Sabella alveolata. [details]


Recombined from Murex ficus Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

 Type locality

"In Aqaeductu ad Sevillam" [in an aqueduct near Sevilla], Spain. [details]

 Type locality

Sweden. Not indicated in Linnaeus (1758: 654), but Linnaeus (1767: 1085) points "Habitat in Paludibus argillosis ... [details]

 Type locality

British seas (Oceano Britanico) [details]