MolluscaBase name details

Melania nitens I. Lea, 1842

1389379  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1389379)

 unaccepted (original combination; apparently intended as a replacement name for Melania nitida I. Lea, 1841)
Species
Melania nitida I. Lea, 1841 (invalid, a junior homonym of Melania nitida Lamarck, 1804; Melania nitens is a replacement name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Melania nitens I. Lea, 1842. Accessed at: http://molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1389379 on 2019-12-16
Date
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2019-11-12 15:34:19Z
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2019-11-18 16:28:15Z
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basis of record Lea, I. (1842). Description of new fresh water and land shells. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.</em> (NS) 8(2): 163-250, plates 5-27 [16 December; also issued separately as volume III of "Observations on the Genus <i>Unio</i">]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35957426
page(s): 182 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Synonymy In the illustrated description, Lea (1842) used the name Melania nitens for the same taxon briefly described earlier (1841) as Melania nitida. Both names were used by subsequent authors. [details]

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