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Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to designate a neotype for Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870.

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Case 3370: Akeridae, Bithyniidae and Hydrobiidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed correction of authorship and date to Férussac, 1822, Gray in Turton, 1857, and Stimpson, 1865 respectively.

Dietrich Kadolsky, “Case 3370: Akeridae, Bithyniidae and Hydrobiidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed correction of authorship and date to Férussac, 1822, Gray in Turton, 1857, and Stimpson, 1865 respectively.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. , 2009.

Closed in BZN 76 (30 April 2019): 97  

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Opinion 2412: Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): generic and specific names not conserved; and Rhizostoma cruciatum Lesson, 1830: neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2412: Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): generic and specific names not conserved; and Rhizostoma cruciatum Lesson, 1830: neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has not conserved the generic name Lychnorhiza Haeckel, 1880 for a genus of scyphozoan jellyfish (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa) that is threatened by a senior synonym, Rhacopilus Agassiz, 1862, which has not been used since its original description. The name ....

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Case 3485: Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): proposed conservation of generic and specific names.

André Carrara Morandini, “Case 3485: Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): proposed conservation of generic and specific names.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. , 2009.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the generic name  Lychnorhiza  Haeckel, 1880 for a genus of scyphozoan jellyfish (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa) from Central and South America and the Malayan Archipelago. The name is threatened by a senior synonym,  Rhacopilus Agassiz, 1862, unused....

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Opinion 2434: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype not granted

ICZN, “Opinion 2434: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype not granted”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to set aside the existing lectotype of Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 and to designate a neotype. However, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its specific powers to confirm that the name-bearing type....

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Case 3495: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype

James A. Scott, “Case 3495: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. , 2010.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to conserve the usage of the name Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus ) in its original and accustomed usage for a nymphalid butterfly from the Rocky Mountains by designation of an identifiable....

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Case 3536: Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1887

Peter M. Galton, “Case 3536: Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1887”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 127-133, 2011.

The purpose of this application, under Article 81.1 of the Code, is to preserve stability in the taxonomy of stegosaurian dinosaurs by replacing Stegosaurus armatus Marsh, 1877, the unidentifiable type species of the ornithischian dinosaur genus Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877, with the very well represented nominal species Stegosaurus stenops Marsh,....

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Case 3560: Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): proposed replacement of unidentifiable name-bearing type by a neotype.

Galton, P. M., “Case 3560: Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): proposed replacement of unidentifiable name-bearing type by a neotype.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. , 2012.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to conserve the usage of the name  Plateosaurus  Meyer, 1837 (Upper Triassic, Germany), known from numerous articulated skeletons, several with complete skulls, from the Norian  Plateosaurus  bonebeds of Western Europe and Greenland. This was the first non-English, non-avian....

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Opinion 2435: Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): new type species designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2435: Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): new type species designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has designated Plateosaurus trossingensis Fraas, 1913 as the type species of the genus Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 by setting aside all previous fixations of type species for this nominal genus of sauropodomorph dinosaurs.

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Case 3582: Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828 and Scarides (Scaridae) Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (Insecta, Hemiptera): proposed suppression to remove homonymy of the latter with Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810 (Osteichthyes)

Mervin W. Nielson, Chandra A. Viraktamath, van der Laan, Richard, “Case 3582: Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828 and Scarides (Scaridae) Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (Insecta, Hemiptera): proposed suppression to remove homonymy of the latter with Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810 (Osteichthyes)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. 6–11, 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 55.3.1 and 81 of the Code, is the suppression of the hemipteran insect genus-group name Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet- Serville, 1828 and family-group names based on it to remove the homonymy between the parrotfish family-group name Scaridi (currently Scaridae)....

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