International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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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 3237: The published Case Leucopelaea albescens Bates, 1891 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed validation of the lectotype designation

Andrew Smith, “Case 3237: The published Case Leucopelaea albescens Bates, 1891 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed validation of the lectotype designation”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. , 2002.

The purpose of this application is to validate the lectotype designation of  Leucopelaea albescens Bates, 1891 under Article 86.1.2 of the Code. The nominal species has very recently been considered a junior synonym of P latycoelia lutescens  Blanchard, 1851, the name for a scarab beetle (family Scarabaeidae) from the....

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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 2358: Balintus d’Abrera, 2001, Gulliveria d’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Salazaria d’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Megathecla Robbins, 2002 and Gullicaena Bálint, 2002 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae): priority maintained

ICZN, “Opinion 2358: Balintus d’Abrera, 2001, Gulliveria d’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Salazaria d’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Megathecla Robbins, 2002 and Gullicaena Bálint, 2002 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae): priority maintained”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.

The Commission has not approved the request to rule under its plenary power on the status of several generic names in the Lycaenidae. Instead, under Articles 78.2.3 and 81.2.4 of the Code, the Commission, using its specific powers, confirms the availability of all the new generic names proposed in....

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Case 3458: Balintus D’Abrera, 2001, Gulliveria D’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Salazaria D’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Megathecla Robbins, 2002 and Gullicaena Bálint, 2002 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae): proposed establishment of availability

Robert K. Robbins, Gerardo Lamas, “Case 3458: Balintus D’Abrera, 2001, Gulliveria D’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Salazaria D’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Megathecla Robbins, 2002 and Gullicaena Bálint, 2002 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae): proposed establishment of availability”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. , 2008.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 10.1, 13.1 and 81.1 of the Code, is to stabilise the usage of five generic names of Neotropical butterflies by ruling that they are available from their original descriptions. D’Abrera (2001) and D’Abrera & Bálint (2001) proposed eight generic names in the....

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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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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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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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