|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2017|
|Authors:||Rédei, D., Kondorosy, E., Ishikawa, T., Aukema, B., Brailovsky, H., Carapezza, A., Deckert, J., Dellapé, P., Gao, C., Henry, T. J., Jung, S., Kment, P., Malipatil, M., O’Donnell, J., Scudder, G. G. E., Tomokuni, M., Tsai, J.|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Case|
|Keywords:||Nomenclature, taxonomy, Heteroptera, Rhyparochromidae, Metochus, East Asia, Metochus abbreviatus, Metochus erosus|
The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the widely used specific name Metochus abbreviatus Scott, 1874, for a species of rhyparochromid bugs from East Asia. The name is threatened by the senior subjective synonym Rhyparochromus erosus Walker, 1872, which has seldom been used since its first publication. Therefore, precedence of the name Metochus abbreviatus Scott, 1874 over Rhyparochromus erosus Walker, 1872 is proposed.
Status of Case:
Resolved (Opinion Issued)
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