Case 3570 Curculio scirpi Fabricius, 1792 (currently Notaris scirpi; Insecta, Coleoptera, CURCULIONOIDEA, ERIRHINIDAE): proposed precedence over Curculio rhamni Herbst, 1784 and C. scirpi Rossi, 1790

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors:R. Caldara, Winkelmann, H. , Alonso-Zarazaga, M. A.
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:267
Date Published:12/2011
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:Coleoptera, Curculio, Curculio scirpi, CURCULIONOIDEA, ERIRHINIDAE, Nomenclature, Notaris, Notaris rhamni, Notaris scirpi, Palaearctic, taxonomy, weevil

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3, 81.2.1 and 81.2.3 of the Code, is to conserve the name Curculio scirpi Fabricius, 1792, a common Palaearctic weevil species currently belonging to the genus Notaris (CURCULIONOIDEA, ERIRHINIDAE) by giving it precedence over the little-used older name C. rhamni Herbst, 1784 whenever these names are considered to be synonyms, and by suppressing the little-used senior homonym C. scirpi Rossi, 1790.

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