International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Case 2127: Mya Rondani, 1850, and Somomya Bertoloni, 1861 (Insecta, Diptera): designation of type-species, and proposed suppression of Somomya under the plenary powers.

Adrian C. Pont, “Case 2127: Mya Rondani, 1850, and Somomya Bertoloni, 1861 (Insecta, Diptera): designation of type-species, and proposed suppression of Somomya under the plenary powers.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

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

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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 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 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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Comment 3664-1: Comment on Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage through designation of a neotype

Gunnar Mikalsen Kvifte, Linn Katrine Hagenlund, Björn Rulik, “Comment 3664-1: Comment on Tipula contaminata Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Ptychoptera contaminata; Insecta, Diptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage through designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. , 2015.

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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 3681: Liancalus Loew, 1857 and Scellus Loew, 1857 (Insecta, Diptera, Dolichopodidae): proposed conservation of the names by designation of Dolichopus regius Fabricius, 1805 as type species for Anoplomerus Rondani, 1856

Justin B. Runyon, Michael A. Ivie, Neal L. Evenhuis, “Case 3681: Liancalus Loew, 1857 and Scellus Loew, 1857 (Insecta, Diptera, Dolichopodidae): proposed conservation of the names by designation of Dolichopus regius Fabricius, 1805 as type species for Anoplomerus Rondani, 1856”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.

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Opinion 2421: Liancalus Loew, 1857 and Scellus Loew, 1857 (Insecta, Diptera, Dolichopodidae): usage conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2421: Liancalus Loew, 1857 and Scellus Loew, 1857 (Insecta, Diptera, Dolichopodidae): usage conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the generic names Liancalus Loew, 1857 and Scellus Loew, 1857 by designating Dolichopus regius Fabricius, 1805 as type species of Anoplomerus Rondani, 1856.

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Case 3717: Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca: Bivalvia): proposed emendation of the spelling to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta: Diptera).

Eugene V. Coan, James T. Carlton, Neal L. Evenhuis, “Case 3717: Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca: Bivalvia): proposed emendation of the spelling to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta: Diptera).”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 73, pp. , 2017.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 29 and 55.3 of the Code, is to remove the homonymy between the family-group names Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca: Bivalvia) and Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta: Diptera), which are homonyms due to the similarity of the names of their respective type genera ....

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Opinion 2429: Opinion 2429 (Case 3717) – Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca, Bivalvia): emended to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)

ICZN, “Opinion 2429: Opinion 2429 (Case 3717) – Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca, Bivalvia): emended to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has emended the spelling of the name Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca, Bivalvia) to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera). The stem of the molluscan generic name Xylophaga Turton, 1822 has been emended to Xylophaga- to give Xylophagaidae....

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