Buprestis angustula Illiger, 1803 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed precedence of the specific name over that of Buprestis pavida Fabricius, 1793

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2007
Authors:E. Jendek
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:178
Date Published:09/2007
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:Agrilus angustulus, Agrilus pavidus, Asia, BUPRESTIDAE, buprestids, Coleoptera, Europe, jewel beetles, Nomenclature, taxonomy

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Agrilus angustulus (Illiger, 1803) for a widely distributed species of jewel beetle (family BUPRESTIDAE) by giving it precedence over its unused senior synonym Agrilus pavidus (Fabricius, 1793).

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