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Thracia Blainville, 1824

138549  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138549)

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Blainville, H. M. D. de. (1824). Mollusques, Mollusca (Malacoz.), pp. 1-392. In: Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles (F. Cuvier, ed.), vol. 32. Levrault, Strasbourg et Paris, & Le Normant, Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25299230 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note The designation of the type species of Thracia...  
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Type species The designation of the type species of Thracia is not straightforward. There are two originally included names with the description by Blainville (1824), his own T. corbuloidea and T. pubescens Leach, but at that time T. corbuloidea is still a nomen nudum, not available nomenclaturally, and Leach did not publish the name pubescens which is however available from Pulteney, 1799.
Later Blainville (1827, p. 660, in corrections and additions to his "Manuel de Malacologie") stated that Thracia pubescens should be excluded but ICZN art. 69.4. says that "Elimination of all but one of the originally included nominal species from a nominal genus or subgenus does not in itself constitute type fixation"
The first formal fixation comes in Deshayes (1830) in the entry for Thracia of "Dictionnaire classique d'histoire naturelle" vol. 16, where he writes "C'est de cette manière que nous avons su que cette belle espèce [Thracia pubescens] était devenue le type d'un nouveau genre du zoologiste anglais. "
However he also describes Thracia pubescens as new species, based on a specimen in Brongniart collection with a manuscript label by Leach, which makes it separately available, homonymous and synonymous with Thracia pubescens Pulteney also based on Leach's unpublished name.

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MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Thracia Blainville, 1824. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138549 on 2022-01-21
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2022). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Thracia Blainville, 1824. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138549 on 2022-01-21
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original description Blainville, H. M. D. de. (1824). Mollusques, Mollusca (Malacoz.), pp. 1-392. In: Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles (F. Cuvier, ed.), vol. 32. Levrault, Strasbourg et Paris, & Le Normant, Paris. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25299230 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/ocrd/254404.pdf [details]   

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]   
 
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Authority The name is dated by Sherborn from Sowerby's "Mineral conchology of Great Britain" (1823: vol. 5 p. 20) but therein it is only a mention of a manuscript name by Leach, without a description. It is made available, with a full generic description, in Blainville's article "Mollusques" of "Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles" vol. 32, p. 347. [details]

Type species The designation of the type species of Thracia is not straightforward. There are two originally included names with the description by Blainville (1824), his own T. corbuloidea and T. pubescens Leach, but at that time T. corbuloidea is still a nomen nudum, not available nomenclaturally, and Leach did not publish the name pubescens which is however available from Pulteney, 1799.
Later Blainville (1827, p. 660, in corrections and additions to his "Manuel de Malacologie") stated that Thracia pubescens should be excluded but ICZN art. 69.4. says that "Elimination of all but one of the originally included nominal species from a nominal genus or subgenus does not in itself constitute type fixation"
The first formal fixation comes in Deshayes (1830) in the entry for Thracia of "Dictionnaire classique d'histoire naturelle" vol. 16, where he writes "C'est de cette manière que nous avons su que cette belle espèce [Thracia pubescens] était devenue le type d'un nouveau genre du zoologiste anglais. "
However he also describes Thracia pubescens as new species, based on a specimen in Brongniart collection with a manuscript label by Leach, which makes it separately available, homonymous and synonymous with Thracia pubescens Pulteney also based on Leach's unpublished name.

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