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Comment 3709-1: Comment (Case 3709) – Comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma group subspecies

Jonathan P. Pelham, “Comment 3709-1: Comment (Case 3709) – Comments on the proposed conservation of names for western North American Hesperia comma group subspecies”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

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Opinion 2442: Cetonia marmorea Olivier, 1789 (currently Gymnetis marmorea; Coleoptera, Cetoniinae, Gymnetini): precedence granted over Scarabaeus pulcher Swederus, 1787

ICZN, “Opinion 2442: Cetonia marmorea Olivier, 1789 (currently Gymnetis marmorea; Coleoptera, Cetoniinae, Gymnetini): precedence granted over Scarabaeus pulcher Swederus, 1787”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the specific name of Cetonia marmorea Olivier, 1789 (currently Gymnetis marmorea) by giving it precedence over its senior subjective synonym Scarabaeus pulcher Swederus, 1787.

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Opinion 2441: Thamnophilus schistaceus d’Orbigny, 1838 (Aves, Thamnophilidae): name conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2441: Thamnophilus schistaceus d’Orbigny, 1838 (Aves, Thamnophilidae): name conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the specific name of Thamnophilus schistaceus d’Orbigny, 1838 for a species of antshrike by suppressing the name Thamnophilus schistaceus d’Orbigny 1835, a senior primary homonym.

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Opinion 2440: Quetzalcoatlus northropi Lawson, 1975 (Reptilia, Pterosauria): generic and specific names ruled available with the indicated authorship

ICZN, “Opinion 2440: Quetzalcoatlus northropi Lawson, 1975 (Reptilia, Pterosauria): generic and specific names ruled available with the indicated authorship”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the binomen Quetzalcoatlus northropi for a species of pterosaur that is the largest known flying organism, by ruling that both the generic name Quetzalcoatlus Lawson, 1975 and specific name northropi Lawson, 1975 are available and....

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Opinion 2439: Lema decempunctata Gebler, 1829 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae): spelling of the specific name conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2439: Lema decempunctata Gebler, 1829 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae): spelling of the specific name conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the spelling of the specific name of Lema decempunctata Gebler, 1829. The name was originally published as “ L. ropunctata ”, but prevailing usage is of the spelling decempunctata as the former has been regarded by most....

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Opinion 2434: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype not granted

ICZN, “Opinion 2434: Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 (currently Oeneis chryxus; Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): conservation of usage by designation of a neotype not granted”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has declined to use its plenary power to set aside the existing lectotype of Chionobas chryxus Doubleday, 1849 and to designate a neotype. However, the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its specific powers to confirm that the name-bearing type....

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Opinion 2438: Bolitophagus cornutus Fabricius, 1801 (currently Bolitotherus cornutus; Insecta, Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae): precedence granted over Opatrum bifurcum Fabricius, 1798

ICZN, “Opinion 2438: Bolitophagus cornutus Fabricius, 1801 (currently Bolitotherus cornutus; Insecta, Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae): precedence granted over Opatrum bifurcum Fabricius, 1798”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the specific name of Bolitophagus cornutus Fabricius, 1801 (currently Bolitotherus cornutus ) by giving it precedence over its senior subjective synonym Opatrum bifurcum Fabricius, 1798.

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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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Opinion 2436: The work “The White-cheeked Geese: Branta canadensis, B. maxima, B. ‘lawrensis’, B. hutchinsii, B. leucopareia, and B. minima. Taxonomy, ecophysiographic relationships, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations, Volume 1, Eastern taxa; Volume 2, Western taxa, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations” by Harold C. Hanson: suppressed for nomenclatural purposes

ICZN, “Opinion 2436: The work “The White-cheeked Geese: Branta canadensis, B. maxima, B. ‘lawrensis’, B. hutchinsii, B. leucopareia, and B. minima. Taxonomy, ecophysiographic relationships, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations, Volume 1, Eastern taxa; Volume 2, Western taxa, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations” by Harold C. Hanson: suppressed for nomenclatural purposes”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has suppressed for nomenclatural purposes the two-volume work “The White-cheeked geese: Branta canadensis , B. maxima , B. ‘lawrensis’, B. hutchinsii , B. leucopareia , and B. minima . Taxonomy, ecophysiographic relationships, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations” by Harold C. Hanson.

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Opinion 2435: Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): new type species designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2435: Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): new type species designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 76, pp. , 2019.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has designated Plateosaurus trossingensis Fraas, 1913 as the type species of the genus Plateosaurus Meyer, 1837 by setting aside all previous fixations of type species for this nominal genus of sauropodomorph dinosaurs.

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