International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Mollusca

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Case 3370: Akeridae, Bithyniidae and Hydrobiidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed correction of authorship and date to Férussac, 1822, Gray in Turton, 1857, and Stimpson, 1865 respectively.

Dietrich Kadolsky, “Case 3370: Akeridae, Bithyniidae and Hydrobiidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed correction of authorship and date to Férussac, 1822, Gray in Turton, 1857, and Stimpson, 1865 respectively.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. , 2009.

Closed in BZN 76 (30 April 2019): 97  

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Case 3686: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Chondrinidae): proposed conservation of the specific name

Igor Balashov, Francisco Welter-Schultes, “Case 3686: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Chondrinidae): proposed conservation of the specific name”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. 193–195, 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.5 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name of the terrestrial snail  Bulimus rupestris  Philippi, 1836 (currently  Rupestrella rupestris , Chondrinidae), originally published as a junior primary homonym of  Bulimus rupestris  Krynicki, 1833 (currently classified in the genus  Peristoma,  Enidae) by ruling under....

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Opinion 2407: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Chondrinidae): conservation of the specific name

ICZN, “Opinion 2407: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Chondrinidae): conservation of the specific name”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to rule that the specific name of Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 is not invalid by reason of it being a junior primary homonym of the specific name of Bulimus rupestris Krynicki, 1833.

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Case 3690: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): proposed designation of the type species

P Bouchet, EE Strong, “Case 3690: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): proposed designation of the type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 3, pp. 196–200, 3690.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 65.2.2 and 70.2 of the Code, is to fix  Alaba cerithidioides  Dall, 1889 as type species of  Alabina, as originally intended by Dall.  Alabina  Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda), is a replacement name for  Elachista  Dall & Simpson, 1901, non  Elachista  Treitschke, 1833 (Insecta). The....

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Opinion 2408: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): designation of Alaba cerithidioides Dall, 1889 as type species not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2408: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): designation of Alaba cerithidioides Dall, 1889 as type species not approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to set aside all previous fixations of type species for Alabina Dall, 1902 prior to the designation of Alaba cerithidioides Dall, 1889 by Dall (1902).

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Case 3702: Verconella dilatata var. cuvieriana Powell, 1927 (currently Penion cuvierianus; Mollusca, Gastropoda, Buccinoidea): proposed conservation of the specific name

Bruce A. Marshall, Alan G. Beu, Winston F. Ponder, Hamish G. Spencer, Kerry Walton, Richard C. Willan, “Case 3702: Verconella dilatata var. cuvieriana Powell, 1927 (currently Penion cuvierianus; Mollusca, Gastropoda, Buccinoidea): proposed conservation of the specific name”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 73, no. 1, pp. 3–6, 2016.

See BZN 75 (2018): 85.

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Case 3703: Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Nautilida): proposed designation of a neotype

Svetlana V. Nikolaeva, W. Bruce Saunders, Royal Mapes, A. Louise Allcock, “Case 3703: Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Nautilida): proposed designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. , 2015.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to set aside all type fixations for Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758, and to designate a neotype. The type series of N. pompilius includes specimens in the Linnean Society of London, the University Museum in....

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Opinion 2426: Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Nautilida): neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2426: Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Nautilida): neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has ruled under the plenary power to set aside all previous type fixations for Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758, and to designate as neotype an identifiable specimen with known provenance.

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Case 3706: Trochus (Osilinus ?) capillaceus Philippi, 1849 (currently Cantharidus capillaceus; Mollusca, Gastropoda, Trochoidea): proposed conservation of the specific name

Marshall, B. A., Beu, A. G., Ponder, W. F., Spencer, H. G., Walton, K., Willan, R. C., “Case 3706: Trochus (Osilinus ?) capillaceus Philippi, 1849 (currently Cantharidus capillaceus; Mollusca, Gastropoda, Trochoidea): proposed conservation of the specific name”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 74, pp. , 2017.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name of the well-known species Cantharidus capillaceus (Philippi, 1849), a common marine gastropod from southern New Zealand and Macquarie Island. The name is threatened by the senior subjective synonym Trochus....

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Opinion 2437: Trochus (Osilinus?) capillaceus Philippi, 1849 (currently Cantharidus capillaceus; Mollusca, Gastropoda, Trochoidea): precedence given over Trochus episcopus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848

ICZN, “Opinion 2437: Trochus (Osilinus?) capillaceus Philippi, 1849 (currently Cantharidus capillaceus; Mollusca, Gastropoda, Trochoidea): precedence given over Trochus episcopus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the usage of the specific name of Trochus (Osilinus?) capillaceus Philippi, 1849 (currently Cantharidus capillaceus ) by giving it precedence over its senior subjective synonym Trochus episcopus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848.

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