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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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Opinion 2443: Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829 and Dactylopius tomentosus (Lamarck, 1801) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Dactylopiidae): usage conserved by suppression of the specific names Coccus sativus Lancry, 1791, Coccus mexicanus Lamarck, 1801 and Coccus silvestris Lancry, 1791

ICZN, “Opinion 2443: Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829 and Dactylopius tomentosus (Lamarck, 1801) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Dactylopiidae): usage conserved by suppression of the specific names Coccus sativus Lancry, 1791, Coccus mexicanus Lamarck, 1801 and Coccus silvestris Lancry, 1791”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific names of two species of agriculturally important cochineal scale insect, Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829 and Dactylopius tomentosus (Lamarck, 1801), by suppressing the senior subjective synonyms Coccus sativus Lancry,....

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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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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 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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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 3501: Acarus putrescentiae Schrank, 1781 (currently Tyrophagus putrescentiae; Acariformes, Acaridae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a replacement neotype

Pavel B. Klimov, Barry M. OConnor, “Case 3501: Acarus putrescentiae Schrank, 1781 (currently Tyrophagus putrescentiae; Acariformes, Acaridae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a replacement neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. , 2010.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage of the name  Tyrophagus putrescentiae  (Schrank, 1781) for a ubiquitous, medically and economically important species of acariform mite (family Acaridae) by setting aside the existing name-bearing type and designating a replacement neotype.....

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Opinion 2444: Opinion 2444 (Case 3511) – Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): name conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2444: Opinion 2444 (Case 3511) – Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): name conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the specific name Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 for a species of soft-winged flower beetle (Cleroidea, Prionoceridae) by giving it precedence over its senior subjective synonym Prionocerus pertii Laporte, 1836.

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Case 3511: Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): proposed precedence over P. pertii Laporte de Castelnau, 1836

Michael Geiser, “Case 3511: Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): proposed precedence over P. pertii Laporte de Castelnau, 1836”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. , 2010.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 81.2.3 of the Code, is to conserve the name Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 for a common species of soft-winged flower beetle (Cleroidea, Prionoceridae) by giving it precedence over the unused older name P. pertii Laporte de....

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