International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

Taxonomic Group

Mollusca

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Case 3717: Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca: Bivalvia): proposed emendation of the spelling to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta: Diptera).

Eugene V. Coan, James T. Carlton, Neal L. Evenhuis, “Case 3717: Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca: Bivalvia): proposed emendation of the spelling to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta: Diptera).”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 73, pp. , 2017.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 29 and 55.3 of the Code, is to remove the homonymy between the family-group names Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca: Bivalvia) and Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta: Diptera), which are homonyms due to the similarity of the names of their respective type genera ....

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Opinion 2429: Opinion 2429 (Case 3717) – Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca, Bivalvia): emended to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)

ICZN, “Opinion 2429: Opinion 2429 (Case 3717) – Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca, Bivalvia): emended to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has emended the spelling of the name Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca, Bivalvia) to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera). The stem of the molluscan generic name Xylophaga Turton, 1822 has been emended to Xylophaga- to give Xylophagaidae....

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Case 3748: Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Bothriembryontidae): proposed conservation of the name by designation of Helix melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 as the type species of Liparus Albers, 1850

Corey S. Whisson, Lisa A. Kirkendale, Abraham S. H. Breure, “Case 3748: Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Bothriembryontidae): proposed conservation of the name by designation of Helix melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 as the type species of Liparus Albers, 1850”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 67.2 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage of the generic name Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894, a well-established genus of land snail endemic to the southern half of Australia and whose name has been used consistently for over a....

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Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Bothriembryontidae): support for the proposed conservation of the name by designation of Helix melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 as the type species of Liparus Albers, 1850

Philippe Bouchet, Bothriembryon Pilsbry, 1894 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Bothriembryontidae): support for the proposed conservation of the name by designation of Helix melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 as the type species of Liparus Albers, 1850”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

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Case 3755: Fasciolaria papillosa G.B. Sowerby, 1825 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed suppression; and Fasciolaria gigantea Kiener, 1840 (currently Triplofusus giganteus: Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed conservation of usage.

“Case 3755: Fasciolaria papillosa G.B. Sowerby, 1825 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed suppression; and Fasciolaria gigantea Kiener, 1840 (currently Triplofusus giganteus: Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed conservation of usage.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

Closed BZN 75 (31 December 2018): 302.

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Case 3759: Conservation of Costaclymenia Schindewolf, 1920 and Costaclymeniidae Ruzhencev, 1957 by proposed designation of a neotype for Goniatites binodosus Münster, 1832 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea)

Dieter Korn, John D. Price, Dieter Weyer, “Case 3759: Conservation of Costaclymenia Schindewolf, 1920 and Costaclymeniidae Ruzhencev, 1957 by proposed designation of a neotype for Goniatites binodosus Münster, 1832 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage and concepts of the Late Devonian genus Costaclymenia Schindewolf, 1920 and the family Costaclymeniidae Ruzhencev, 1957, by setting aside all previous types and to designate as a neotype for ....

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Case 3781: Proposed fixation of authorship, date and type species of the genus-group name Lucerna Swainson, 1840, with preservation of the family-group name Lucerninae Swainson, 1840 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) by suppression of Lucerna Ferussac, 1821

Dietrich Kadolsky, “Case 3781: Proposed fixation of authorship, date and type species of the genus-group name Lucerna Swainson, 1840, with preservation of the family-group name Lucerninae Swainson, 1840 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) by suppression of Lucerna Ferussac, 1821”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The purpose of this application, under Article 81.2 of the Code is to protect the names Lucerna Swainson, 1840 and Lucerninae Swainson, 1840 as treated by Sei et al. (2017) by the suppression of Lucerna Férussac, 1821, a name originally published in synonymy and available....

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Case 3808: Falciclymenia Schindewolf, 1923 (Late Devonian; Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea): proposed designation of a new type species

Dieter Korn, John D. Price, “Case 3808: Falciclymenia Schindewolf, 1923 (Late Devonian; Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea): proposed designation of a new type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

Noticed in BZN 76 (30 Aug 2019): 98.

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