|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2018|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Case|
|Keywords:||Nomenclature, taxonomy, Insecta, Diptera, Calliphoridae, Musca, Bengalia, Musca jejuna, Musca torosa, Bengalia jejuna, Bengalia torosa, blowfly, Oriental Region|
The purpose of the present application, under Articles 75.5 and 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the names Bengalia jejuna (Fabricius, 1787) and Bengalia torosa (Wiedemann, 1819) in their accustomed usage for two Oriental blowflies by setting aside the three female syntypes of Musca jejuna Fabricius, 1787 and the male and female syntypes of Musca torosa Wiedemann, 1819, which are either not conforming to the prevailing usage of the names or unidentifiable, and in each case by replacing them with a male neotype.
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