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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....

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Case 3754: Circus assimilis Jardine & Selby, 1828 and Circus approximans Peale, 1848 (Aves, Accipitriformes): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype for Circus assimilis Jardine & Selby, 1828, and suppression of Circus juxta, Peale, 1848

Stephen J.S. Debus, Ian A.W. McAllan, Richard Schodde, “Case 3754: Circus assimilis Jardine & Selby, 1828 and Circus approximans Peale, 1848 (Aves, Accipitriformes): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype for Circus assimilis Jardine & Selby, 1828, and suppression of Circus juxta, Peale, 1848”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

This application has two purposes. The first is to conserve, by neotypification under Articles 75.6 and 81.1 of the Code, usage of the species group name  assimilis Jardine & Selby, 1828, universally employed for the Australo-Wallacean spotted harrier in the genus  Circus  Lacépède, 1799 from the end of....

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