OPINION 2221 (Case 3388) Buprestis angustula Illiger, 1803 (currently Agrilus angustulus, Insecta, Coleoptera): specific name given precedence over the specific name Buprestis pavida Fabricius, 1793

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors: ICZN
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:66
Issue:1
Start Page:98
Pagination:98-99
Date Published:03/2009
Type of Article:Opinion
ISSN:0007-5167
Keywords:Agrilus angustulus, Agrilus pavidus, Asia, BUPRESTIDAE, buprestids, Coleoptera, Europe, jewel beetles, Nomenclature, taxonomy
Abstract:

The specific name Buprestis angustula Illiger, 1803 (currently Agrilus angustulus) for a widely distributed species of jewel beetle (family BUPRESTIDAE) has been given precedence over its unused senior synonym Agrilus pavidus (Fabricius, 1793).

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