International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Case 3666: DICROGLOSSIDAE Dubois, 1987 (Amphibia, Anura): proposed conservation

Annemarie Ohler, A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Franco Andreone, Aaron Bauer, Leo Borkin, Alan Channing, Yodchaiy Chuaynkern, Indraneil Das, Kaushik Deuti, Thierry Frétey, Masafumi Matsui, Truong Nguyen, R. Alexander Pyron, Mark Oliver Rödel, Gabriel Hoinsoude, “Case 3666: DICROGLOSSIDAE Dubois, 1987 (Amphibia, Anura): proposed conservation”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, 2014.

The purpose of this application, under Article 81 of the Code, is to conserve the name DICROGLOSSIDAE Dubois, 1987 for a family of frogs. Analysis of the publication where the name DICROGLOSSIDAE was first used (Anderson, 1871) showed that this was an incorrect subsequent spelling of DISCOGLOSSIDAE Günther, 1858....

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Case 3750: Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 (Reptilia, Serpentes): proposed precedence over Dasypeltis lineolata Peters, 1878

Michael F. Bates, “Case 3750: Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 (Reptilia, Serpentes): proposed precedence over Dasypeltis lineolata Peters, 1878”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 3750.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 which is in widespread use for a widely distributed species of snake (family Colubridae) from central and eastern Africa by giving it precedence over its seldom-used....

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