[Taxacom] Validation of Stephanoscyphus mirabilis
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Mon Dec 27 17:31:34 CST 2010
I'm not sure about this, Jim!
Firstly, and annoyingly, Gardeners' Chronicle (n.s.) 2 (1874) is the only issue
missing from BHL!
Quite what a new jellyfish is doing in Gardeners' Chronicle is beyond my
At any rate, according to my data:
the name dates from 30 July 1874, in the journal Nature ...
From: Jim L. Reveal <jlr326 at cornell.edu>
To: "taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Sent: Tue, 28 December, 2010 10:59:44 AM
Subject: [Taxacom] Validation of Stephanoscyphus mirabilis
Re: Stephanoscyphus mirabilis Allman, Gard. Chron., n.s., 2: 786. 19 Dec 1874.
While working on the nomenclature of plants I came across the above in a report
of a Linnean Society meeting where the above name was validated before it
appeared in the journal in early 1875. As the Gardeners' Chronicle might not be
a normal source of names for animals, I call attention to this to the attention
James L. Reveal, Professor
L.H. Bailey Hortorium, 412 Mann Building
Department of Plant Biology
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 14853-4301
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