International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Bothriembryon

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Case 3748: Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Bothriembryontidae): proposed conservation of the name by designation of Helix melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 as the type species of Liparus Albers, 1850

Corey S. Whisson, Lisa A. Kirkendale, Abraham S. H. Breure, “Case 3748: Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Bothriembryontidae): proposed conservation of the name by designation of Helix melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 as the type species of Liparus Albers, 1850”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 67.2 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage of the generic name Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894, a well-established genus of land snail endemic to the southern half of Australia and whose name has been used consistently for over a century. Bothriembryon....

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