- Primary Senior Synonym
- Original Usage
- Gelasimus palustris
- Original Source with Priority
- Milne Edwards, H. (1852) Observations sur les affinités zoologiques et la classification naturelle des crustacés. Annales des Sciences Naturelles. Zoologie (Série 3) 18:109–166.
- The name derives from Sloane (1725), who was using it descriptively. It is Latin for “marsh.”
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H. Milne Edwards adopted the name palustris from the pre-Linnean book by Sloane (1725). However, no specific type was ever identified and some material in the Paris museum labeled as palustris contained at least three different species. Because of the complete ambiguity over this name, it has been discarded.
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