Bursaria O.F.Müller, 1773, nom. illeg.
Lectotype species: Bursaria hirundinella O.F.Müller
Original publication:Müller, O.F. (1773). Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum et testaceorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Vol. 1 pp. [1-33], 1-135. Havniae & Lipsiae: Apud Heineck et Faber, typis M. Hallager.
Type designated in Loeblich, A.R., Jr & Loeblich, A.R., III (1966). Index to the genera, subgenera, and sections of the Pyrrhophyta. Studies in Tropical Oceanography 3: 1-94.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Loeblich, A.R., Jr & Loeblich, A.R., III (1966). Index to the genera, subgenera, and sections of the Pyrrhophyta. Studies in Tropical Oceanography 3: 1-94.
Lectotypification: "Bursaria Muller, 1773, p. 62 (non Cavanilles, 1797). Type species: B. truncatella Müller, 1773; fixed by SD Loeblich, Jr. & Loeblich III, herein. [Based on the type, this name applies to a ciliate.]" (Loeblich & Loeblich 1966: 19). SD = subsequent designation. Bursaria O.F.Müller was proposed as "vermis", a kind of animal according his "Praefatio" (Müller 1773). According to the ICN (McNeill et al. 2012, Art. 54.1), consideration of homonymy does not extend to the names of taxa not treated as algae, fungi, or plants, except for later homonyms of the names of taxa once treated as algae, fungi, or plants are illegitimate, even when the taxa have been reassigned to a different group of organisms to which the Code does not apply (Weliton José da Silva, pers. comm. February 2016). - (6 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present.
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Created: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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