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Case 3664: Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage through designation of a neotype

Andrew Fasbender, Gregory W. Courtney, “Case 3664: Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage through designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. , 2014.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the universal usage of Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 by setting aside all previous type fixations and designating a neotype. Tipula contaminata is the type species of the genus Ptychoptera Meigen, 1803,....

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Opinion 2445: Opinion 2445 (Case 3664) – Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2445: Opinion 2445 (Case 3664) – Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to designate a neotype for Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758, conserving the existing usage of Ptychoptera Meigen, 1803 and Ptychopteridae Osten Sacken, 1862.

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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 3668: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of specific name by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype. 

Janssen, A. W., Janssen, R., Tracey, S., Vaessen, L.M.B., Voort, J. van der , “Case 3668: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of specific name by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype. ”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. , 2014.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to conserve prevailing usage of the specific name  Conus antidiluvianus  Bruguière, 1792 for a Neogene fossil cone shell, widely distributed in Europe. The type locality stated in the original description was an Eocene site in the east....

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Opinion 2394: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792: prevailing usage of specific name conserved by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae)

ICZN, “Opinion 2394: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792: prevailing usage of specific name conserved by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 73, pp. , 2017.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific name for the fossil cone shell  Conus antidiluvianus  Bruguière, 1792 by designating a neotype. The name is placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology.

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Case 3669: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): proposed conservation of Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter two instances, and acceptance of the English text of part of Article 29.3.3 of the Code as definitive in the second instance.

Thomas M. Donegan, “Case 3669: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): proposed conservation of Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter two instances, and acceptance of the English text of part of Article 29.3.3 of the Code as definitive in the second instance.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.

The Case is brought under Articles 78.1, 81.1 and 89 of the Code to resolve a controversy surrounding the stem of family-group names based on  Ortalis  Merrem, 1786, a genus of large, pheasant-like birds (chachalacas) of the New World. This genus has a junior homonym in Diptera,  Ortalis  Fallén,....

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Opinion 2456: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): usage conserved by
suppression of the family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)

ICZN, “Opinion 2456: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): usage conserved by
suppression of the family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)”
, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 77, pp. , 2020.

Under the plenary power, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the family-group name Ortalidini Donegan, 2012 (Aves, Cracidae) with this spelling and authorship by suppressing all family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera). As a result, Ortalidaini Donegan, 2012 is an incorrect original spelling, and....

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Case 3670: Chilicola vicugna Toro & Moldenke, 1979 (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Colletidae): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype

Spencer K. Monckton, “Case 3670: Chilicola vicugna Toro & Moldenke, 1979 (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Colletidae): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. , 2014.

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Opinion 2449: Anolis chlorocyanus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 and Anolis coelestinus Cope, 1862 (Reptilia, Squamata): conservation of usage of specific names by designation of a neotype for the former species not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2449: Anolis chlorocyanus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 and Anolis coelestinus Cope, 1862 (Reptilia, Squamata): conservation of usage of specific names by designation of a neotype for the former species not approved, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 77, pp. , 2020.

he International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to designate a neotype for  Anolis chlorocyanus  Duméril & Bibron, 1837. As a result, the specific name  Anolis chlorocyanus  Duméril & Bibron, 1837, will have priority over  A. coelestinus  Cope, 1862 as the valid name for the....

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Case 3672: Anolis chlorocyanus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 and Anolis coelestinus Cope, 1862 (Reptilia, Squamata): proposed conservation of the specific names and designation of a neotype for A. chlorocyanus

Gunther Köhler, S. Blair Hedges, “Case 3672: Anolis chlorocyanus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 and Anolis coelestinus Cope, 1862 (Reptilia, Squamata): proposed conservation of the specific names and designation of a neotype for A. chlorocyanus, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. , 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the specific names of  Anolis chlorocyanus  Duméril & Bibron, 1837 and  Anolis coelestinus  Cope, 1862 in their accustomed usages. The syntypes of the former species are conspecific with the only available syntype of the latter; however, for....

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