International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Opinion 2424: Columba domestica livia Gmelin, 1789 and Columba oenas domestica Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves, Columbidae): specific and subspecific names conserved for Columba livia and Columba livia domestica

ICZN, “Opinion 2424: Columba domestica livia Gmelin, 1789 and Columba oenas domestica Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves, Columbidae): specific and subspecific names conserved for Columba livia and Columba livia domestica, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) has used its plenary power to conserve existing usage of the name Columba livia Gmelin, 1789 for the common domestic pigeon by granting it precedence over the senior subjective synonyms C. domestica Linnaeus, 1758, C. gutturosa ....

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Opinion 2425: Diplodocus Marsh, 1878 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda): Diplodocus longus Marsh, 1878 maintained as the type species

ICZN, “Opinion 2425: Diplodocus Marsh, 1878 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda): Diplodocus longus Marsh, 1878 maintained as the type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to replace the type species of the sauropod dinosaur genus Diplodocus Marsh, 1878 with D. carnegii Hatcher, 1901.

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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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Opinion 2427: Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 (Insecta, Zygentoma, Lepismatidae): Direction 71 (1957) reversed

ICZN, “Opinion 2427: Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 (Insecta, Zygentoma, Lepismatidae): Direction 71 (1957) reversed”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to rescind Direction 71, which was issued in 1957 and which deemed deeming Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 to be of feminine gender and all generic names derived from it (i.e. those ending in -lepisma) are....

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Opinion 2428: Mantis limbata Brullé, 1838 (currently Ameles limbata) (Mantodea, Mantidae, Amelinae): specific name conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2428: Mantis limbata Brullé, 1838 (currently Ameles limbata) (Mantodea, Mantidae, Amelinae): specific name conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific name Mantis limbata Brullé, 1838 (currently Ameles limbata ) by giving it precedence over its senior primary homonym Mantis limbata Hahn, 1835.

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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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Official Correction 130: Official Correction 130 (Opinion 2407) – Entry on Official List of Specific Names in Zoology amended

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, “Official Correction 130: Official Correction 130 (Opinion 2407) – Entry on Official List of Specific Names in Zoology amended”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

Published BZN 75 (31 December 2018): 300.

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Official Correction 131: Official Correction 131 (Opinion 2412) –Ruling (2) amended

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, “Official Correction 131: Official Correction 131 (Opinion 2412) –Ruling (2) amended”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

Published BZN 75 (31 December 2018): 301.

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Opinion 2412: Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): generic and specific names not conserved; and Rhizostoma cruciatum Lesson, 1830: neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2412: Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): generic and specific names not conserved; and Rhizostoma cruciatum Lesson, 1830: neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has not conserved the generic name Lychnorhiza Haeckel, 1880 for a genus of scyphozoan jellyfish (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa) that is threatened by a senior synonym, Rhacopilus Agassiz, 1862, which has not been used since its original description. The name ....

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Case 3769: Proposed use of the plenary power to declare the pamphlet “Procrustomachia” as an unavailable work.

Svatopluk Bílý, M. G. Volkovitsh, Ted C. MacRae, , “Case 3769: Proposed use of the plenary power to declare the pamphlet “Procrustomachia” as an unavailable work.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application under Article 8.1.2, Article 8.1.3.1, Article 8.5.3 and Article 9.11 of the Amendment to the Code (ICZN, 2012) is to declare the pamphlet “Procrustomachia” 2016–2018 (Vols. 1–3) as an unavailable work from a nomenclatural viewpoint and all new scientific names and nomenclatural....

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