OPINION 2189 (Case 3350) Oncopus Thorell, 1876 and ONCOPODIDAE Thorell, 1876 (Arachnida, Opiliones): proposed conservation of the names not approved

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2008
Authors:ICZN,
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:65
Issue:1
Start Page:66
Pagination:66-67
Date Published:03/2008
Type of Article:Opinion
ISSN:0007-5167
Keywords:Arachnida, GEOMETRIDAE, harvestmen, Insecta, Lepidoptera, moths, Nomenclature, ONCOPODIDAE, Oncopus, Opiliones, Southeast Asia, taxonomy
Abstract:

An application to conserve the generic name Oncopus Thorell, 1876 for a group of nine opilionids from Southeast Asia, together with the family-group name ONCOPODIDAE Thorell, 1876 for geometrid moths from Asia, by suppressing the little used senior homonym Oncopus Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 for two South American Lepidoptera has not been approved.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith