International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

Taxonomic Group

Mammalia

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Case 3611: Case 3611 – Basilosaurus kochii Reichenbach, 1847 (currently Zygorhiza kochii; Mammalia, Cetacea): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype

Uhen, M. D., “Case 3611: Case 3611 – Basilosaurus kochii Reichenbach, 1847 (currently Zygorhiza kochii; Mammalia, Cetacea): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. , 2013.

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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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Case 3726: Inuus fuscatus Gray, 1870 (currently Macaca fuscata; Mammalia, Primates, Cercopithecidae): proposed correction to Opinion 920

Masaharu Motokawa, Takafumi Nakano, Yuta Shintaku, Suchinda Malaivijitnond, “Case 3726: Inuus fuscatus Gray, 1870 (currently Macaca fuscata; Mammalia, Primates, Cercopithecidae): proposed correction to Opinion 920”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

Closed in BZN 74 (31 Aug 2017): 142.

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Case 3742: Galago demidoff Fischer, 1806 (currently Galagoides; Mammalia, Primates, Galagidae): proposed conservation of the specific name and designation of a neotype. Lemur minutus Cuvier, 1797: proposed designation of a neotype

Paulina Jenkins, Judith Masters, Colin Groves, Sébastien Couette, “Case 3742: Galago demidoff Fischer, 1806 (currently Galagoides; Mammalia, Primates, Galagidae): proposed conservation of the specific name and designation of a neotype. Lemur minutus Cuvier, 1797: proposed designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. ,

The purpose of this application, under Articles 11, 23, 31 and 32 of the Code, is to confirm the availability of and to maintain the usage of the name Galago demidoff Fischer, 1806 for Demidoff ’s Dwarf Galago from western and central Africa and its priority over....

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Case 3762: Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus, 1758 (Mammalia, Didelphimorphia): proposed replacement of syntypes by a neotype

Anderson Feijó, “Case 3762: Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus, 1758 (Mammalia, Didelphimorphia): proposed replacement of syntypes by a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

See BZN 75 (2018): 85.

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Case 3810: Mastodon pentelici Gaudry, 1862 (currently Choerolophodon pentelici; Mammalia, Proboscidea): proposed conservation of the specific name as correct original spelling by suppression of Mastodon pentelicus Gaudry & Lartet, 1856

H. Zhang, “Case 3810: Mastodon pentelici Gaudry, 1862 (currently Choerolophodon pentelici; Mammalia, Proboscidea): proposed conservation of the specific name as correct original spelling by suppression of Mastodon pentelicus Gaudry & Lartet, 1856”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

Noticed BZN 76 (30 Aug 2019): 98. Closed BZN 77 (30 April 2020): 76.

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Case 3829: Halitherium Kaup, 1838 and Halitherium schinzii (Kaup, 1838) (Mammalia, Sirenia): proposed conservation of current usage by designation of a neotype for Halitherium schinzii

Daryl P. Domning, “Case 3829: Halitherium Kaup, 1838 and Halitherium schinzii (Kaup, 1838) (Mammalia, Sirenia): proposed conservation of current usage by designation of a neotype for Halitherium schinzii
, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

Noticed in BZN 77: 113 on 30 December 2020.

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Case 3831: Marmosa isthmica Goldman 1912 (Mammalia, Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae): Proposal to conserve current usage by suppressing its senior synonym, Marmosa regina Thomas, 1898

Robert S. Voss, Thomas Giarla, “Case 3831: Marmosa isthmica Goldman 1912 (Mammalia, Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae): Proposal to conserve current usage by suppressing its senior synonym, Marmosa regina Thomas, 1898”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 77, pp. , 2020.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the name Marmosa isthmica Goldman, 1912 for a species of small Neotropical marsupial. This specific name, which has been used consistently for over a century, is threatened by a senior synonym, Marmosa....

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