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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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Case 3690: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): proposed designation of the type species

P Bouchet, EE Strong, “Case 3690: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): proposed designation of the type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. 196–200, 3690.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 65.2.2 and 70.2 of the Code, is to fix  Alaba cerithidioides  Dall, 1889 as type species of  Alabina, as originally intended by Dall.  Alabina  Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda), is a replacement name for  Elachista  Dall & Simpson, 1901, non  Elachista  Treitschke, 1833 (Insecta). The....

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Opinion 2424: Columba domestica livia Gmelin, 1789 and Columba oenas domestica Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves, Columbidae): specific and subspecific names conserved for Columba livia and Columba livia domestica

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, “Opinion 2424: Columba domestica livia Gmelin, 1789 and Columba oenas domestica Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves, Columbidae): specific and subspecific names conserved for Columba livia and Columba livia domestica, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) has used its plenary power to conserve existing usage of the name Columba livia Gmelin, 1789 for the common domestic pigeon by granting it precedence over the senior subjective synonyms C. domestica Linnaeus, 1758, C. gutturosa ....

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Opinion 2409: Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae): conservation of the specific name by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839 not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2409: Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae): conservation of the specific name by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839 not approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to conserve the specific name Pomachilus variegatus Schwarz, 1904 by suppressing the senior secondary homonym Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839.

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Case 3694: Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae): proposed conservation of the specific name by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839

PJ Johnson, , “Case 3694: Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae): proposed conservation of the specific name by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 286–287, 3694.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 81 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae) by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839 a senior secondary homonym, and a subjective junior synonym of....

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Case 3698: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Coleoptera, Carabidae): proposed conservation

Jiří Moravec, “Case 3698: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Coleoptera, Carabidae): proposed conservation”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 288–290, 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 81 of the Code, is to conserve the widely used name  Cicindela varians  Gory, 1833 (currently  Cenothyla varians ), a primary junior homonym of  Cicindela varians  Ljungh, 1799, for a species of carabid beetle. The senior homonym has been used only....

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Opinion 2410: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae): conservation by the suppression of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799 approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2410: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae): conservation by the suppression of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799 approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific name of Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 by suppressing its primary senior homonym Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799.

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Case 3699: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): proposed conservation of usage

MA Alonso-Zarazaga, JM Lobo, JI López-Colón, JR Verdú, “Case 3699: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): proposed conservation of usage”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 291–296, 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 70.3, 74.7 and 81.1 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage of the beetle genus  Thorectes  Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Geotrupidae) by confirmation of its type species  Scarabaeus laevigatus  Fabricius, 1798. This action will also stabilise the predominant usage of another genus, ....

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Opinion 2411: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): usage conserved by maintenance of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 as type species

ICZN, “Opinion 2411: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): usage conserved by maintenance of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 as type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to set aside all previous fixations of type species for the nominal genus Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 prior to the designation of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 by López-Colón & Alonso-Zarazaga (2006) which it has accepted....

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Opinion 2425: Diplodocus Marsh, 1878 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda): Diplodocus longus Marsh, 1878 maintained as the type species

ICZN, “Opinion 2425: Diplodocus Marsh, 1878 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda): Diplodocus longus Marsh, 1878 maintained as the type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to replace the type species of the sauropod dinosaur genus Diplodocus Marsh, 1878 with D. carnegii Hatcher, 1901.

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