International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Opinion 2411: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): usage conserved by maintenance of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 as type species

ICZN, “Opinion 2411: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): usage conserved by maintenance of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 as type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to set aside all previous fixations of type species for the nominal genus Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 prior to the designation of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 by López-Colón & Alonso-Zarazaga (2006) which it has accepted....

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Opinion 2410: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae): conservation by the suppression of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799 approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2410: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae): conservation by the suppression of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799 approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific name of Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 by suppressing its primary senior homonym Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799.

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Opinion 2409: Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae): conservation of the specific name by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839 not approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2409: Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae): conservation of the specific name by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839 not approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to conserve the specific name Pomachilus variegatus Schwarz, 1904 by suppressing the senior secondary homonym Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839.

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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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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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Opinion 2406: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis): conditional precedence granted over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina) (Insecta, Heteroptera)

ICZN, “Opinion 2406: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis): conditional precedence granted over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina) (Insecta, Heteroptera)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to grant conditional precedence to Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 for a species of subsocial acanthosomatid bug from the Russian Far East.

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Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to designate a neotype for Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870.

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Comment 3506-1: Conservation of Allosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Theropoda): additional data in support of the proposed neotype for its type species Allosaurus fragilis Marsh, 1877

Matthew T. Carrano, Mark A. Loewen, Serjoscha W. Evers, “Comment 3506-1: Conservation of Allosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Theropoda): additional data in support of the proposed neotype for its type species Allosaurus fragilis Marsh, 1877”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

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Case 3763: Stenonaster Lambert, 1922 and Stenonasteridae Lambert, 1922 (Echinodermata, Echinoidea): proposed conservation by reversal of precedence of Stenocorys Lambert, 1917 and Stenocoridae Lambert, 1920

Andreas Kroh, Omri Bronstein, Simon E. Coppard, “Case 3763: Stenonaster Lambert, 1922 and Stenonasteridae Lambert, 1922 (Echinodermata, Echinoidea): proposed conservation by reversal of precedence of Stenocorys Lambert, 1917 and Stenocoridae Lambert, 1920”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the widely used generic name Stenonaster Lambert, 1922 (Echinoidea, Stenonasteridae). The name Stenonaster is threatened by its senior objective synonym Stenocorys Lambert, 1917, that was erroneously considered a junior....

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Case 3761: Platypleurini Schmidt, 1918: Proposed precedence over Hamzaria Distant, 1905 to conserve nomenclatural stability in the Cicadidae (Insecta, Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadoidea)

David C. Marshall, Max Moulds, Michel Boulard, Allen F. Sanborn, Anthony Ewart, Cong Wei, Kiran Marathe, Lindsay W. Popple, Benjamin W. Price, Chris Simon, “Case 3761: Platypleurini Schmidt, 1918: Proposed precedence over Hamzaria Distant, 1905 to conserve nomenclatural stability in the Cicadidae (Insecta, Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadoidea)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the usage of the family-group name Platypleurini Schmidt, 1918 and its derivatives for a group of Old World cicada species, by giving it precedence over the senior synonym Hamzaria Distant, 1905. Platypleurini was recently synonymised....

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