WoRMS name details

Leuconyx H. Adams & A. Adams, 1863

526328  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:526328)

 unaccepted (name rejected by Turner (1969) as a forgotten name (nomen oblitum) because it was not used as a valid name for 50 years [ICZN 2nd ed, Article 23b])
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
feminine
Adams, H. & Adams, A. (1863). Descriptions of five new genera of Mollusca. <em>The Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (3) 11: 18-20., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/22221472#page/31/mode/1up
page(s): 18 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Leuconyx H. Adams & A. Adams, 1863. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=526328 on 2022-08-12
Date
action
by
2010-09-21 11:15:08Z
created
2013-12-03 09:40:37Z
changed
2019-02-25 05:11:59Z
changed

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original description Adams, H. & Adams, A. (1863). Descriptions of five new genera of Mollusca. <em>The Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (3) 11: 18-20., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/22221472#page/31/mode/1up
page(s): 18 [details]   

status source Turner, R. D. 1969. Superfamily Pholadacea. In L. R. Cox et al., eds., Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part N, Bivalvia, Mollusca 6, vols. 1 and 2:xxxvii + 952 p. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas. p. 702-742.
page(s): N709 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Remark Initially described as the internal shell of an aplysid. Later found to be "the internal spathulate appendage of Pholas costata" (H. Adams, 1866: 755) [details]