International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Opinion 2428: Mantis limbata Brullé, 1838 (currently Ameles limbata) (Mantodea, Mantidae, Amelinae): specific name conserved

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, “Opinion 2428: Mantis limbata Brullé, 1838 (currently Ameles limbata) (Mantodea, Mantidae, Amelinae): specific name conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific name Mantis limbata Brullé, 1838 (currently Ameles limbata ) by giving it precedence over its senior primary homonym Mantis limbata Hahn, 1835.

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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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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 2412: Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): generic and specific names not conserved; and Rhizostoma cruciatum Lesson, 1830: neotype designated

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, “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 3536: Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1887

Peter M. Galton, “Case 3536: Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1887”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 127-133, 2011.

The purpose of this application, under Article 81.1 of the Code, is to preserve stability in the taxonomy of stegosaurian dinosaurs by replacing Stegosaurus armatus Marsh, 1877, the unidentifiable type species of the ornithischian dinosaur genus Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877, with the very well represented nominal species Stegosaurus stenops Marsh,....

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Case 3582: Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828 and Scarides (Scaridae) Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (Insecta, Hemiptera): proposed suppression to remove homonymy of the latter with Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810 (Osteichthyes)

Mervin W. Nielson, Chandra A. Viraktamath, Richard van der Laan, “Case 3582: Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828 and Scarides (Scaridae) Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (Insecta, Hemiptera): proposed suppression to remove homonymy of the latter with Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810 (Osteichthyes)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. 6–11, 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 55.3.1 and 81 of the Code, is the suppression of the hemipteran insect genus-group name Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet- Serville, 1828 and family-group names based on it to remove the homonymy between the parrotfish family-group name Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810....

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Opinion 2431: Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848 (Reptilia, Testudines): precedence given over Emys cayennensis Schweigger, 1812

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, “Opinion 2431: Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848 (Reptilia, Testudines): precedence given over Emys cayennensis Schweigger, 1812”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the usage of the specific name of Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848 for a widely distributed species of Amazonian turtle, by giving it precedence over its rarely used senior subjective synonym Emys cayennensis Schweigger, 1812 (currently Podocnemis....

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Case 3587: Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848 (Reptilia,Testudines): proposed precedence over Emys cayennensis Schweigger, 1812

R.C. Vogt, S.A. Thomson, A.G.J. Rhodin, P.C.H. Pritchard, R.A. Mittermeier, N. Baggi, “Case 3587: Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848 (Reptilia,Testudines): proposed precedence over Emys cayennensis Schweigger, 1812”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 70, no. 1, pp. , 2013.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848, for a widely distributed species of Amazonian turtle (family PODOCNEMIDIDAE) of both economic and conservation importance, by giving it precedence over its infrequently used senior synonym....

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Opinion 2406: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis): conditional precedence granted over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina) (Insecta, Heteroptera)

ICZN, “Opinion 2406: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis): conditional precedence granted over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina) (Insecta, Heteroptera)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to grant conditional precedence to Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 for a species of subsocial acanthosomatid bug from the Russian Far East.

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Case 3685: Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon, 1855 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, ARIONIDAE): proposed validation of the specific name as available

Igor Balashov, “Case 3685: Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon, 1855 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, ARIONIDAE): proposed validation of the specific name as available”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. 12–15, 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 78.1 and 81.1 of the Code, is to conserve the established usage of the species name Arion vulgaris with the authorship of Moquin-Tandon (1855). This name was very frequently used in the last several years, but was primary published as a synonym....

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