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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Diastylis laevis Norman, 1869

Scientific synonyms and common names

Alauna rostrata | Goodsir, 1843
Diastylis rostrata | (Goodsir, 1843)

Sars (1900) states (p. 52): "The Diastylis laevis of Norman is unquestionably the same species" — as Diastylis rostrata (Goodsir).
Here, it does raise the question as to whether by the rule of priority D. rostrata (Goodsir, 1843) shouldn't be the valid species name.

Diastylis laevis