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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 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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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 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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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 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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Opinion 2360: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and Coenosiinae Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, Muscidae): usage of the genus-group and family-group names conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2360: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and Coenosiinae Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, Muscidae): usage of the genus-group and family-group names conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 173-175, 2015.

Under the plenary power, the Commission has conserved the usage of the generic name Coenosia Meigen, 1826, for a well-established genus of muscid flies. All type fixations for Coenosia Meigen, 1826 prior to that of Musca tigrina Fabricius, 1775 by Westwood (1840) have....

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Case 3602: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and Coenosiinae Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, Muscidae): proposed conservation of usage of the genus-group and family-group names

Evenhuis, N. L., Pont, A. C., “Case 3602: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and Coenosiinae Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, Muscidae): proposed conservation of usage of the genus-group and family-group names”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 69, no. 4, pp. 271-275, 2012.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 70.2 and 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage of the generic name Coenosia Meigen, 1826, for a well-established genus of muscid flies. The type species of Coenosia has long been assumed to be ....

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Opinion 2402: Opinion 2402 (Case 3611) – Basilosaurus kochii Reichenbach, 1847 (currently Zygorhiza kochii; Mammalia, Cetacea): replacement of the holotype by a neotype not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2402: Opinion 2402 (Case 3611) – Basilosaurus kochii Reichenbach, 1847 (currently Zygorhiza kochii; Mammalia, Cetacea): replacement of the holotype by a neotype not approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 74, pp. , 2017.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to set aside the existing holotype of Basilosaurus kochii Reichenbach, 1847 (currently Zygorhiza kochii ) and designate a neotype.

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Opinion 2403: Opinion 2403 (Case 3618) – Kalophrynus Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae): designation of a neotype for its type species Kalophrynus pleurostigma Tschudi, 1838 not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2403: Opinion 2403 (Case 3618) – Kalophrynus Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae): designation of a neotype for its type species Kalophrynus pleurostigma Tschudi, 1838 not approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 74, pp. , 2017.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has not used its plenary power to conserve the generic name Kalophrynus Tschudi, 1838 by setting aside all previous designations and designating a neotype for its type species Kalophrynus pleurostigma Tschudi, 1838.

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