International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Opinion 2404: Dysactis pallida Agassiz in Verrill, 1864 (currently Aiptasia pallida; Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia, Actiniaria): precedence over Aiptasia diaphana (Rapp, 1829), Aiptasia tagetes (Duchassaing de Fombressin & Michelotti, 1864), Aiptasia mimosa (Duchassaing de Fombressin & Michelotti, 1864) and Aiptasia inula (Duchassaing de Fombressin & Michelotti, 1864) not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2404: Dysactis pallida Agassiz in Verrill, 1864 (currently Aiptasia pallida; Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia, Actiniaria): precedence over Aiptasia diaphana (Rapp, 1829), Aiptasia tagetes (Duchassaing de Fombressin & Michelotti, 1864), Aiptasia mimosa (Duchassaing de Fombressin & Michelotti, 1864) and Aiptasia inula (Duchassaing de Fombressin & Michelotti, 1864) not approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 74, pp. , 2017.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to conserve the specific name Dysactis pallida Agassiz in Verrill, 1864 for a species of sea anemone.

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Case 3664: Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage through designation of a neotype

Andrew Fasbender, Gregory W. Courtney, “Case 3664: Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage through designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. , 2014.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the universal usage of Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 by setting aside all previous type fixations and designating a neotype. Tipula contaminata is the type species of the genus Ptychoptera Meigen, 1803,....

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Opinion 2445: Opinion 2445 (Case 3664) – Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2445: Opinion 2445 (Case 3664) – Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to designate a neotype for Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758, conserving the existing usage of Ptychoptera Meigen, 1803 and Ptychopteridae Osten Sacken, 1862.

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Case 3682: The work ‘The White-cheeked Geese: Branta canadensis, B. maxima, B. ‘lawrensis’, B. hutchinsii, B. leucopareia, and B. minima. Taxonomy, ecophysiographic relationships, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations, Volume 1, Eastern taxa; Volume 2, Western taxa, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations’ by Harold C. Hanson: proposed suppression for nomenclatural purposes.

Banks, R. C., LeCroy, M., Schodde, R., “Case 3682: The work ‘The White-cheeked Geese: Branta canadensis, B. maxima, B. ‘lawrensis’, B. hutchinsii, B. leucopareia, and B. minima. Taxonomy, ecophysiographic relationships, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations, Volume 1, Eastern taxa; Volume 2, Western taxa, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations’ by Harold C. Hanson: proposed suppression for nomenclatural purposes.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. , 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 78.1 and 81.1 of the Code, is to suppress for nomenclatural purposes the two-Volume work ‘The White-cheeked geese: Branta canadensis , B. maxima , B. ‘ lawrensis ’, B. hutchinsii , B. leucopareia , and ....

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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....

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Case 3686: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Chondrinidae): proposed conservation of the specific name

Igor Balashov, Francisco Welter-Schultes, “Case 3686: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Chondrinidae): proposed conservation of the specific name”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. 193–195, 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.5 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name of the terrestrial snail  Bulimus rupestris  Philippi, 1836 (currently  Rupestrella rupestris , Chondrinidae), originally published as a junior primary homonym of  Bulimus rupestris  Krynicki, 1833 (currently classified in the genus  Peristoma,  Enidae) by ruling under....

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Opinion 3689: Cognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 (Annelida, Oligochaeta, Enchytraeidae): conditional precedence given over Euenchytraeus Bretscher, 1906 and Chamaedrilus Friend, 1913

ICZN, “Opinion 3689: Cognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 (Annelida, Oligochaeta, Enchytraeidae): conditional precedence given over Euenchytraeus Bretscher, 1906 and Chamaedrilus Friend, 1913”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the annelid generic name Cognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 by giving it precedence over two senior subjective synonyms, Euenchytraeus Bretscher, 1906 and Chamaedrilus Friend, 1913.

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Case 3689: Cognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 (Annelida, Oligochaeta, Enchytraeidae): proposed precedence over Euenchytraeus Bretscher, 1906 and Chamaedrilus Friend, 1913

Schmelz, R. M., Collado, R, Römbke, J, “Case 3689: Cognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 (Annelida, Oligochaeta, Enchytraeidae): proposed precedence over Euenchytraeus Bretscher, 1906 and Chamaedrilus Friend, 1913”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. , 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.2 and 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the usage of the genus-group name  Cognettia  Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 (Enchytraeidae, Oligochaeta, Annelida) for a genus of annelid worms (type species  Pachydrilus sphagnetorum  Vejdovský, 1878 (‘1877’)).  Cognettia,  a name for a Holarctic genus of....

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Opinion 2408: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): designation of Alaba cerithidioides Dall, 1889 as type species not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2408: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): designation of Alaba cerithidioides Dall, 1889 as type species not approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to set aside all previous fixations of type species for Alabina Dall, 1902 prior to the designation of Alaba cerithidioides Dall, 1889 by Dall (1902).

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