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Thomas M. Donegan, “Case 3669: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, Cracidae): proposed conservation of Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter two instances, and acceptance of the English text of part of Article 29.3.3 of the Code as definitive in the second instance.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.
The Case is brought under Articles 78.1, 81.1 and 89 of the Code to resolve a controversy surrounding the stem of family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786, a genus of large, pheasant-like birds (chachalacas) of the New World. This genus has a junior homonym in Diptera, Ortalis Fallén,....
Valter Weijola, “Case 3676: Tupinambis indicus Daudin, 1802 (currently Varanus indicus; Reptilia, Squamata): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by replacement of the neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.
The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to designate a new neotype for the mangrove monitor Varanus indicus (Daudin, 1802), which is endemic to the Moluccan islands of Indonesia. The recent choice of an unrepresentative specimen to serve as neotype for this nominal species....
ICZN, “Opinion 2358: Balintus d’Abrera, 2001, Gulliveria d’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Salazaria d’Abrera & Bálint, 2001, Megathecla Robbins, 2002 and Gullicaena Bálint, 2002 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae): priority maintained”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.
The Commission has not approved the request to rule under its plenary power on the status of several generic names in the Lycaenidae. Instead, under Articles 78.2.3 and 81.2.4 of the Code, the Commission, using its specific powers, confirms the availability of all the new generic names proposed in....
Justin B. Runyon, Michael A. Ivie, Neal L. Evenhuis, “Case 3681: Liancalus Loew, 1857 and Scellus Loew, 1857 (Insecta, Diptera, Dolichopodidae): proposed conservation of the names by designation of Dolichopus regius Fabricius, 1805 as type species for Anoplomerus Rondani, 1856”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.
Johannes Klompen, “Comment 3501-3: Comment on Acarus putrescentiae Schrank, 1781 (currently Tyrophagus putrescentiae; Acari Acariformes, Acaridae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a replacement neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.
Michael A. Ivie, “Comment 3511-2: Comment on the proposed precedence of Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cleroidea, Prionoceridae) over P. pertii Laporte de Castelnau, 1836”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. , 2015.
J-F Tsai, D Rédei, B Aukema, A Carapezza, MA Carvajal, EI Faúndez, S Jung, E Kanyukova, P Kment, S Kudo, G-Q Liu, DA Rider, J Vilímová, NN Vinokurov, X-J Wang, A Yamamoto, “Case 3684: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis; Insecta, Heteroptera): proposed precedence over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 115–121, 2015.
The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the widely used specific name Elasmucha dorsalis (Jakovlev, 1876) for a species of subsocial acanthosomatid bug from East Asia. The name is threatened by the senior subjective synonym Elasmucha vicina (Uhler, 1861), which has seldom been used since its....
ICZN, “Opinion 2360: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and Coenosiinae Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, Muscidae): usage of the genus-group and family-group names conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 173-175, 2015.
Under the plenary power, the Commission has conserved the usage of the generic name Coenosia Meigen, 1826, for a well-established genus of muscid flies. All type fixations for Coenosia Meigen, 1826 prior to that of Musca tigrina Fabricius, 1775 by Westwood (1840) have....
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