International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

Case 3781


Case 3781: Proposed fixation of authorship, date and type species of the genus-group name Lucerna Swainson, 1840, with preservation of the family-group name Lucerninae Swainson, 1840 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) by suppression of Lucerna Ferussac, 1821

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2019
Authors: Kadolsky, D.
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:28
Date Published:04/2019
Type of Article:Case
Keywords: Nomenclature, taxonomy, Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, LUCERNINAE, PLEURODONTIDAE, Lucerna, Anostoma, Helix lamarckii, Carocolla acutissima, Antillean Islands, South America

The purpose of this application, under Article 81.2 of the Code is to protect the names Lucerna Swainson, 1840 and Lucerninae Swainson, 1840 as treated by Sei et al. (2017) by the suppression of Lucerna FĂ©russac, 1821, a name originally published in synonymy and available under Art. 11.6.1, but subsequently not used in its original meaning.

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Case 3781


Taxonomic Group(s):
Gastropoda, Mollusca

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