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Rafael Molero-Baltanás, Graeme B. Smith, Luis F. Mendes, Miquel Gaju-Ricart, Bach de Roca, Carmen, “Case 3704: Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 (Insecta, Zygentoma, Lepismatidae): proposed reversal of Direction 71 (1957) regarding the gender of the name”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 73, no. 1, pp. , 2016.
The purpose of this application, under Articles 78.1, 78.2.3 and 80.2 of the Code, is to resolve an ongoing issue involving the gender of the name of the silverfish genus Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 and other generic names derived from Lepisma . Under Direction 71 issued by....
ICZN, “Opinion 2427: Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 (Insecta, Zygentoma, Lepismatidae): Direction 71 (1957) reversed”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.
The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to rescind Direction 71, which was issued in 1957 and which deemed deeming Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 to be of feminine gender and all generic names derived from it (i.e. those ending in -lepisma) are....
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