International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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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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Case 3601: Spracklandus Hoser, 2009 (Reptilia, Serpentes, Elapidae): request for confirmation of the availability of the generic name and for the nomenclatural validation of the journal in which it was published

Raymond Hoser, “Case 3601: Spracklandus Hoser, 2009 (Reptilia, Serpentes, Elapidae): request for confirmation of the availability of the generic name and for the nomenclatural validation of the journal in which it was published”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 70, no. 4, pp. , 2013.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 78.2.3 and 80.2.1 of the Code, is to confirm that the generic name Spracklandus Hoser, 2009 [23 March] for the African spitting cobras is available in the sense of the Code, and also that the work in which this genus....

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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 2447: Nyctimystes cheesmani Tyler, 1964 (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae): original spelling of specific name
maintained

ICZN, “Opinion 2447: Nyctimystes cheesmani Tyler, 1964 (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae): original spelling of specific name
maintained”
, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 77, pp. , 2020.

The International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature has declined to emend to cheesemanae the spelling of the specific name of a hylid tree frog from Papua New Guinea, Nyctimystes cheesmani Tyler, 1964.

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Case 3613: Nyctimystes cheesmani Tyler 1964 (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae): request for setting aside the name in favour of Nyctimystes cheesmanae Tyler 1964

Tyler, MJ, Menzies, JI, “Case 3613: Nyctimystes cheesmani Tyler 1964 (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae): request for setting aside the name in favour of Nyctimystes cheesmanae Tyler 1964”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 70, no. 1, pp. , 2013.

The purpose of this application, under Article 33.2.3 of the Code, is to correct the spelling  cheesmani  to  cheesmanae  for a tree frog named after Evelyn Cheesman. Following the finding that  Hyla montana   P eters & Doria, 1878  was in reality....

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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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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 3657: Stenoderini Selander, 1991 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed emendation of spelling to Stenoderaini to remove homonymy with Stenoderini Pascoe, 1867 (Insecta, Coleoptera); and Stenoderini Pascoe, 1867: proposed precedence over Syllitini Thomson, 1864

Yves Bousquet, Patrice Bouchard, Marco A. Bologna, “Case 3657: Stenoderini Selander, 1991 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed emendation of spelling to Stenoderaini to remove homonymy with Stenoderini Pascoe, 1867 (Insecta, Coleoptera); and Stenoderini Pascoe, 1867: proposed precedence over Syllitini Thomson, 1864, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 3, pp. , 2014.

The purposes of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 55.3 of the Code, are to conserve the usage of the family-group name Stenoderini Pascoe, 1867 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) by giving it precedence over the senior but unused name Syllitini Thomson, 1864, and to emend the family-group name Stenoderini Selander, 1991 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Meloidae), a junior homonym of Stenoderini Pascoe, 1867, to Stenoderaini,....

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