|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2017|
|Authors:||Bousquet, Y., Bouchard, P.|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Case|
|Keywords:||Nomenclature, taxonomy, Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Bolitotherus, Opatrum bifurcum, Bolitophagus cornutus, North America|
The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Bolitophagus cornutus Fabricius, 1801 (currently Bolitotherus cornutus) for a common and well-known North American darkling beetle by giving it precedence over its senior synonym Opatrum bifurcum Fabricius, 1798
Status of Case:
Resolved (Opinion Issued)
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