WoRMS name details

Leanira laevis [McIntosh, 1874]

338353  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:338353)

nomen nudum (not characterised)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
McIntosh, W.C. (1874). On the Annelida of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 13 (4th series) issue 76 part 34: 261-270., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24342649 [details]   
Type locality contained in Canadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part]  
type locality contained in Canadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Note Atlantic Ocean, eastern Canada  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Atlantic Ocean, eastern Canada [details]
Nomenclature Pettibone (1970:2, 1992:616) treated Leanira laevis McIntosh, 1874 as a nomen nudum, whereas Hartman (1965) catalogue...  
Nomenclature Pettibone (1970:2, 1992:616) treated Leanira laevis McIntosh, 1874 as a nomen nudum, whereas Hartman (1965) catalogue supplement regarded it as a homonym (senior to Leanira laevis McIntosh, 1885, a much later 're-use' of the epithet for a different species from a different locality). Strictly Hartman may be more correct as McIntosh 1874 does weakly characterize the name by comparing it with other taxa, and in 1876 assigns the name and specimens to Leanira hystricis Ehlers, 1874, but accepting Pettibone's view avoids instability arising from her later usages relating to Leanira laevis McIntosh, 1885. [G.Read, Oct, 2015] [details]
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2021). World Polychaeta Database. Leanira laevis [McIntosh, 1874]. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=338353 on 2021-06-15
Date
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2008-03-18 12:55:09Z
created
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z
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2015-10-18 20:54:56Z
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2015-10-31 01:55:17Z
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original description McIntosh, W.C. (1874). On the Annelida of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 13 (4th series) issue 76 part 34: 261-270., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24342649 [details]   

source of synonymy McIntosh, W.C. [as M'Intosh]. (1876). On the Annelida of the Porcupine Expeditions of 1869-1870. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 9: 395-416, plates LXXI-LXXIII., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28910974
page(s): 408; note: Assigned the Porcupine expedition specimens to Leanira hystricis Ehlers, 1874 [details]   

status source Pettibone, Marian H. (1992). Two new genera and four new combinations of Sigalionidae (Polychaeta). <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 105(3): 614-629., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35607793 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Pettibone (1970:2, 1992:616) treated Leanira laevis McIntosh, 1874 as a nomen nudum, whereas Hartman (1965) catalogue supplement regarded it as a homonym (senior to Leanira laevis McIntosh, 1885, a much later 're-use' of the epithet for a different species from a different locality). Strictly Hartman may be more correct as McIntosh 1874 does weakly characterize the name by comparing it with other taxa, and in 1876 assigns the name and specimens to Leanira hystricis Ehlers, 1874, but accepting Pettibone's view avoids instability arising from her later usages relating to Leanira laevis McIntosh, 1885. [G.Read, Oct, 2015] [details]

Specimen The Natural History Museum, London [details]

Type locality Atlantic Ocean, eastern Canada [details]