International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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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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Case 3501: Acarus putrescentiae Schrank, 1781 (currently Tyrophagus putrescentiae; Acariformes, Acaridae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a replacement neotype

Pavel B. Klimov, Barry M. OConnor, “Case 3501: Acarus putrescentiae Schrank, 1781 (currently Tyrophagus putrescentiae; Acariformes, Acaridae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a replacement neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. , 2010.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage of the name  Tyrophagus putrescentiae  (Schrank, 1781) for a ubiquitous, medically and economically important species of acariform mite (family Acaridae) by setting aside the existing name-bearing type and designating a replacement neotype.....

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Case 3511: Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): proposed precedence over P. pertii Laporte de Castelnau, 1836

Michael Geiser, “Case 3511: Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): proposed precedence over P. pertii Laporte de Castelnau, 1836”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. , 2010.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 81.2.3 of the Code, is to conserve the name Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 for a common species of soft-winged flower beetle (Cleroidea, Prionoceridae) by giving it precedence over the unused older name P. pertii Laporte de....

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Opinion 2444: Opinion 2444 (Case 3511) – Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): name conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2444: Opinion 2444 (Case 3511) – Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae): name conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the specific name Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 for a species of soft-winged flower beetle (Cleroidea, Prionoceridae) by giving it precedence over its senior subjective synonym Prionocerus pertii Laporte, 1836.

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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 3555: Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora), Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes), and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed resolution of homonymy
between family-group names

D.G. Herbert, P. Bouchet, “Case 3555: Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora), Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes), and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed resolution of homonymy
between family-group names”
, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. , 2011.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 29 and 55 of the Code, is to remove the homonymy between the family-group names Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (type genus Chilodon Ehrenberg, 1834 [Ciliophora]), Chilodontinae, an emendation of Chilodinae Eigenmann, 1910 (type genus Chilodus Müller & Troschel, 1844 [Pisces]), and....

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Opinion 2435: Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): new type species designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2435: Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): new type species designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has designated Plateosaurus trossingensis Fraas, 1913 as the type species of the genus Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 by setting aside all previous fixations of type species for this nominal genus of sauropodomorph dinosaurs.

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Case 3560: Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): proposed replacement of unidentifiable name-bearing type by a neotype.

Galton, P. M., “Case 3560: Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): proposed replacement of unidentifiable name-bearing type by a neotype.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. , 2012.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to conserve the usage of the name  Plateosaurus  Meyer, 1837 (Upper Triassic, Germany), known from numerous articulated skeletons, several with complete skulls, from the Norian  Plateosaurus  bonebeds of Western Europe and Greenland. This was the first non-English, non-avian....

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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, van der Laan, Richard, “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)....

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

ICZN, “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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