International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Mollusca

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Case 2870: Xerophila geyeri Soos, 1926 (currently Trochoidea geyeri; Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed conservation of the specific name

Edmund Gittenberger, “Case 2870: Xerophila geyeri Soos, 1926 (currently Trochoidea geyeri; Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed conservation of the specific name”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

Acknowledgment of receipt published in BZN 50 (1): 2. Case published in BZN 51 (2): 105. Comments published in BZN 51(4): 336; 338, 52 (2): 176, 52 (3): 259, 52 (4): 331, 53 (1): 43; 43. Case closure notice published in BZN 77: 156

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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 3555: Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora), Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes), and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed resolution of homonymy
between family-group names

D.G. Herbert, P. Bouchet, “Case 3555: Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora), Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes), and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed resolution of homonymy
between family-group names”
, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. , 2011.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 29 and 55 of the Code, is to remove the homonymy between the family-group names Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (type genus Chilodon Ehrenberg, 1834 [Ciliophora]), Chilodontinae, an emendation of Chilodinae Eigenmann, 1910 (type genus Chilodus Müller & Troschel, 1844 [Pisces]), and....

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Comment 3555-1: Comment on Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora), Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes), and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed resolution of homonymy between family-group names

D.L. Geiger, Riccardo Giannuzzi Savelli, Francesco Pusateri, Dietrich Kadolsky, Cristian R. Altaba, M.G. Morris, M.V.L. Barclay, D. Agassiz, David Agassiz, Anthony Cheke, C. Smeenk, “Comment 3555-1: Comment on Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora), Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes), and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed resolution of homonymy between family-group names, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 68, no. 4, pp. , 2011.

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Comment 3555-2: Comment on the proposed resolution of homonymy between Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes) and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda)

Rüdiger Bieler, Richard E. Petit, “Comment 3555-2: Comment on the proposed resolution of homonymy between Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes) and Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 69, no. 1, pp. , 2012.

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Case 3668: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of specific name by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype. 

Janssen, A. W., Janssen, R., Tracey, S., Vaessen, L.M.B., Voort, J. van der , “Case 3668: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of specific name by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype. ”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. , 2014.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to conserve prevailing usage of the specific name  Conus antidiluvianus  Bruguière, 1792 for a Neogene fossil cone shell, widely distributed in Europe. The type locality stated in the original description was an Eocene site in the east....

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Opinion 2394: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792: prevailing usage of specific name conserved by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae)

ICZN, “Opinion 2394: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792: prevailing usage of specific name conserved by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 73, pp. , 2017.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific name for the fossil cone shell  Conus antidiluvianus  Bruguière, 1792 by designating a neotype. The name is placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology.

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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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