International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Opinion 2448: Stenoderinae Pascoe, 1867 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cerambycidae): emended to Stenoderusinae to remove homonymy with Stenoderini Selander, 1991 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Meloidae)

ICZN, “Opinion 2448: Stenoderinae Pascoe, 1867 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cerambycidae): emended to Stenoderusinae to remove homonymy with Stenoderini Selander, 1991 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Meloidae), Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 77, pp. , 2020.

Under the plenary power, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has emended the spelling of the family-group name Stenoderinae Pascoe, 1867 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) to remove homonymy with Stenoderini Selander, 1991 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Meloidae). The stem of the generic name  Stenoderus Dejean, 1821 has been emended to  Stenoderus- to give the family-group name Stenoderusinae while the....

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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 3666: DICROGLOSSIDAE Dubois, 1987 (Amphibia, Anura): proposed conservation

Annemarie Ohler, A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Franco Andreone, Aaron Bauer, Leo Borkin, Alan Channing, Yodchaiy Chuaynkern, Indraneil Das, Kaushik Deuti, Thierry Frétey, Masafumi Matsui, Truong Nguyen, R. Alexander Pyron, Mark Oliver Rödel, Gabriel Hoinsoude, “Case 3666: DICROGLOSSIDAE Dubois, 1987 (Amphibia, Anura): proposed conservation”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, 2014.

The purpose of this application, under Article 81 of the Code, is to conserve the name DICROGLOSSIDAE Dubois, 1987 for a family of frogs. Analysis of the publication where the name DICROGLOSSIDAE was first used (Anderson, 1871) showed that this was an incorrect subsequent spelling of DISCOGLOSSIDAE Günther, 1858....

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Case 3669: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): proposed conservation of Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter two instances, and acceptance of the English text of part of Article 29.3.3 of the Code as definitive in the second instance.

Thomas M. Donegan, “Case 3669: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): proposed conservation of Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter two instances, and acceptance of the English text of part of Article 29.3.3 of the Code as definitive in the second instance.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.

The Case is brought under Articles 78.1, 81.1 and 89 of the Code to resolve a controversy surrounding the stem of family-group names based on  Ortalis  Merrem, 1786, a genus of large, pheasant-like birds (chachalacas) of the New World. This genus has a junior homonym in Diptera,  Ortalis  Fallén,....

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Opinion 2456: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): usage conserved by
suppression of the family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)

ICZN, “Opinion 2456: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): usage conserved by
suppression of the family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)”
, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 77, pp. , 2020.

Under the plenary power, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the family-group name Ortalidini Donegan, 2012 (Aves, Cracidae) with this spelling and authorship by suppressing all family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera). As a result, Ortalidaini Donegan, 2012 is an incorrect original spelling, and....

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Case 3670: Chilicola vicugna Toro & Moldenke, 1979 (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Colletidae): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype

Spencer K. Monckton, “Case 3670: Chilicola vicugna Toro & Moldenke, 1979 (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Colletidae): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. , 2014.

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Opinion 2450: Geophilus alpinus Meinert, 1870 (Chilopoda): specific name not conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2450: Geophilus alpinus Meinert, 1870 (Chilopoda): specific name not conserved, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 77, pp. , 2020.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to conserve the specific name of  Geophilus alpinus  Meinert, 1870 for a European species of geophilomorph centipede. As a result, the name  impressus  C.L. Koch, 1847 as published in the binomen  Geophilus impressus  has priority over....

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Case 3673: Geophilus alpinus Meinert, 1870 (Chilopoda): proposed conservation of the specific name

Lucio Bonato, Alessandro Minelli, “Case 3673: Geophilus alpinus Meinert, 1870 (Chilopoda): proposed conservation of the specific name, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. , 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name  Geophilus alpinus  Meinert, 1870 for a widespread European species of geophilomorph centipedes. This name, currently in use, is threatened by the subjective synonyms  Geophilus impressus  C.L. Koch, 1847 and  Geophilus palustris  C.L. Koch, 1863, which have....

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Case 3674: Collohmannia Sellnick, 1922 (Arachnida, Acari, Oribatida): proposed conservation by giving it precedence over the senior subjective synonym Embolacarus Sellnick, 1919

Roy A. Norton, Ekaterina A. Sidorchuk, “Case 3674: Collohmannia Sellnick, 1922 (Arachnida, Acari, Oribatida): proposed conservation by giving it precedence over the senior subjective synonym Embolacarus Sellnick, 1919”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. , 2015.

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