Dichochrysa Yang, 1991 (Insecta, Neuroptera): proposed conservation by ruling that Navasius eumorphus Yang & Yang, 1990 is an available name

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2008
Authors:J. Oswald
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:178
Date Published:09/2008
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:Afrotropical, antlions, CHRYSOPIDAE, Dichochrysa, Dichochrysa eumorpha, green lacewings, Navasius, Nearctic, Neuroptera, Nomenclature, Oriental, Palaearctic, Pseudomallada, taxonomy

The purpose of this application, under Articles 13, 67.2.1 and 67.8 of the Code, is to conserve the name Dichochrysa Yang, 1991 for a widespread and speciose genus of Old and New World green lacewings. The name Dichochrysa is a replacement name for Navasius Yang & Yang, 1990, which is a junior homonym of Navasius Esben-Petersen, 1936, but Dichochrysa is unavailable from its original publication because it is based on the unavailable specific name Navasius eumorphus Yang & Yang, 1990. It is proposed to conserve the name Dichochrysa by ruling that the name Navasius eumorphus is available from its publication by Yang & Yang (1990).

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