International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Mollusca

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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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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 3741: Pertaining the usage of the gastropod taxon of Cypraeidae Cypraea (Lyncina) leviathan Schilder & Schilder, 1937 as nomen conservandum, and declaring Cypraea carneola var. tuberculigera Sulliotti, 1924 nomen oblitum

Felix Lorenz, “Case 3741: Pertaining the usage of the gastropod taxon of Cypraeidae Cypraea (Lyncina) leviathan Schilder & Schilder, 1937 as nomen conservandum, and declaring Cypraea carneola var. tuberculigera Sulliotti, 1924 nomen oblitum”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature,

Closed in BZN 74 (31 Aug 2017): 142

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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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