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See Norman (1908:231) and Hedgpeth (1948:199) for a discussion of the complicated history of genus name Phoxichilus. Since Latreille (1804:137) included only the species Pycnogonum spinipes Fabricius, 1780, that *must* be considered the nomenclatural type species by monotypy (unless an Opinion issued by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature rules otherwise), and since that species is recognized in the genus Pseudopallene Wilson, 1878, Latreille's genus belongs here by definition. It is the senior available generic name and so SHOULD take priority as the correct name of the genus, but workers do not do so. This is further complicated by the fact that Leach (Brewster's Edinburgh Encyclopaedia, vol. 7, p.410, circa 1816) coined the family 'Phoxichilides' for the genus Phoxichilus, meaning that the family name may have priority, although it may be considered a nomen oblitum. Action by the Commission may be required to prevent undesirable nomenclatural ramifications
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