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 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 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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