International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Case 2027: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870, (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pieridae): a proposal to designate a neotype under the plenary power. Z.N.(S.) 2027.

FM Brown, “Case 2027: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870, (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pieridae): a proposal to designate a neotype under the plenary power. Z.N.(S.) 2027.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 92–94, 1973.

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Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to designate a neotype for Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870.

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Case 3495: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype

James A. Scott, “Case 3495: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. , 2010.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to conserve the usage of the name Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus ) in its original and accustomed usage for a nymphalid butterfly from the Rocky Mountains by designation of an identifiable....

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Opinion 2434: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype not granted

ICZN, “Opinion 2434: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype not granted”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to set aside the existing lectotype of Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 and to designate a neotype. However, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its specific powers to confirm that the name-bearing type....

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Case 3709: Conservation of the usage of names of western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae) through designation of neotypes for Pamphila colorado Scudder, 1874, Pamphila manitoba Scudder, 1874, Pamphila cabelus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila harpalus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila idaho Edwards, 1883, Pamphila oregonia Edwards, 1883, and Hesperia colorado ochracea Lindsey, 1941

James A. Scott, Norbert G. Kondla, John F. Emmel, Kenneth E. Davenport, Sterling O. Mattoon, Michael S. Fisher, Crispin S. Guppy, Steve Kohler, William D. Patterson, Paul A. Opler, A. Richard Westwood, Ronald A. Royer, “Case 3709: Conservation of the usage of names of western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae) through designation of neotypes for Pamphila colorado Scudder, 1874, Pamphila manitoba Scudder, 1874, Pamphila cabelus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila harpalus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila idaho Edwards, 1883, Pamphila oregonia Edwards, 1883, and Hesperia colorado ochracea Lindsey, 1941”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this case, under Articles 15.2.1, 45.6.4.1, 75.5, 75.6, 76, and 81 of the Code, is to eliminate nomenclatural chaos within Hesperia comma -group butterflies in western North America caused by seven lectotypes and a holotype whose appearance and inadequate or mislabeled localities do not allow....

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Comment 3709-1: Comment (Case 3709) – Comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma group subspecies

Jonathan P. Pelham, “Comment 3709-1: Comment (Case 3709) – Comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma group subspecies”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

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Comment 3709-2: More comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies through designation of neotypes

John V. Calhoun, Qian Cong, Nick V. Grishin, Andrew D. Warren, “Comment 3709-2: More comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies through designation of neotypes”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

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Comment 3709-3: Authors’ comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies through designation of neotypes

Scott, James A., Kondla, Norbert G., Emmel, John F., Davenport, Kenneth E.* Mattoon, Sterling O., Guppy, Crispin S., Patterson, William D., Kohler, Steve, Fisher, Michael S., Opler, Paul A., Westwood, A. Richard, Royer, Ronald A., “Comment 3709-3: Authors’ comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies through designation of neotypes”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

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Case 3747: Rivulinae Grote, 1895 (Lepidoptera, Glossata, Noctuoidea) and Rivulidae Myers, 1925 (Osteichthyes, Cyprinodontiformes): proposed emendation of the spelling of the lepidopterous subfamily to Rivulainae to remove homonymy

van der Laan, Richard, van Nieukerken, Erik J., “Case 3747: Rivulinae Grote, 1895 (Lepidoptera, Glossata, Noctuoidea) and Rivulidae Myers, 1925 (Osteichthyes, Cyprinodontiformes): proposed emendation of the spelling of the lepidopterous subfamily to Rivulainae to remove homonymy”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 55.3.1 and 78.2.3 of the Code, is to resolve the homonymy between the family-group names Rivulini Grote, 1895 in Lepidoptera and Rivulini Myers, 1925 in Pisces. It is proposed that the stem of the generic name Rivula Guenée in Duponchel,....

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Case 3749: Erynnini Brues & Melander, 1932: proposed conservation by suppression of Erynnidi Tutt, 1906, Erynninae Swinhoe, 1913 and Erynnidae Hampson, 1918 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae)

Emilio Balletto, Francesca Barbero, Simona Bonelli, Luca P. Casacci, Leonardo Dapporto, “Case 3749: Erynnini Brues & Melander, 1932: proposed conservation by suppression of Erynnidi Tutt, 1906, Erynninae Swinhoe, 1913 and Erynnidae Hampson, 1918 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 41 and 65.2 of the Code, is to conserve the well-established current use of the hesperiid tribe Erynnini Brues & Melander, 1932 (subfamily Pyrginae) by suppressing its three senior homonyms Erynnidi Tutt, 1906, Erynnidae Swinhoe, 1913, and Erynnidae Hampson, 1918, which were....

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