International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Cases 3800-Present

Case 3800: Conservation of Sagenodus inaequalis Owen 1867 (Sarcopterygii, Sagenodontidae) by proposed designation of a neotype for the type species.
Case 3801: Procheneosaurus Matthew, 1920 and Tetragonosaurus Parks, 1931 (Archosauria, Ornithischia): request to set aside Opinion 193 and remove Procheneosaurus from the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology, and Tetragonosaurus from the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology.
Case 3802: Proposal to remove Dicynodon turpior Huene, 1935 (Synapsida, Dicynodontia) from the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology and place Diodontosaurus pedroanum Tupi-Caldas, 1936 on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Specific Names in Zoology.
Case 3803: Coelosaurus Leidy, 1865 (Dinosauria, Theropoda) and Ischyrosaurus Hulke, 1874 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda): proposed conservation by suppression of Coelosaurus Owen, 1854 and Ischyrosaurus Cope, 1869
Case 3804: Magelona filiformis minuta Wilson, 1959 and Magelona minuta Eliason, 1962 (Annelida, Magelonidae): proposed conservation by suppression of Magelona filiformis minuta Wilson, 1959
Case 3805: Calliactis Verrill, 1869 (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia, Actiniaria): proposed precedence over Adamsia Forbes, 1840
Case 3806: Paranemastoma superbum Redikortsev, 1936 (Arachnida, Opiliones, Nemastomatidae): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by giving it precedence over Nemastoma supersum Roewer, 1951
Case 3807: Onthophagus anthracinus Harold, 1873 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): proposed conservation of the specific name
Case 3808: Falciclymenia Schindewolf, 1923 (Late Devonian; Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea): proposed designation of a new type species
Case 3809: Proposed suppression of Asterias clathrata Pennant 1777, a senior homonym of Asterias clathrata Say, 1825 (Echinodermata, Asteroidea, Luidiidae)
Case 3810: Mastodon pentelici Gaudry, 1862 (currently Choerolophodon pentelici; Mammalia, Proboscidea): proposed conservation of the specific name as correct original spelling by suppression of Mastodon pentelicus Gaudry & Lartet, 1856
Case 3812: Choeridium latum Boucomont, 1928 (currently Ateuchus latus) (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): proposed conservation of the specific name

Cases 3700-3799

Case 3753: Richtersiidae Guidetti et al., 2017 (Tardigrada): proposed emendation of the spelling to Richtersiusidae to remove homonymy with Richtersiidae Kreis, 1929 (Nematoda).
Case 3776: Nosema necatrix Kramer, 1965 (currently Vairimorpha necatrix; Microsporidia): proposed precedence over Thelohania ephestiae Mattes, 1928 (currently Vairimorpha ephestiae).
Case 3777: Clausilia index Mousson, 1863, Clausilia semilamellata Mousson, 1863, Clausilia derasa Mousson, 1863 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Clausilidae): proposed precedence of the specific names over three objective synonyms, Clausilia unilamellata Mousson, 1856, Clausilia multilamellata Mousson, 1856 and Clausilia firmata Mousson, 1856
Case 3779: Petalodus Owen, 1841 (Chondrichthyes, Petalodontiformes, Petalodontidae): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype for its type species Petalodus hastingsii Owen, 1841.
Case 3782: Nebela militaris Penard, 1890 (Arcellinida, Hyalospheniidae): proposed conservation of the specific name by giving it precedence over Nebela bursella Taranek, 1881
Case 3788: Streblopus Lansberge, 1874 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): proposed conservation by suppression of Colonychus Harold, 1868 for the purposes of the Principle of Priority
Case 3791: Proposed suppression of the syntypes and designation of a neotype for Lacerta oxycephala Duméril et Bibron, 1839 (Reptilia: Squamata: Lacertidae)
Case 3792: Proposal to conserve current usage of Pachnaeus Schoenherr, 1826 by the suppression of Docorhinus Schoenherr, 1823 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Curculionidae)
Case 3794: Megalosaurus crenatissimus Deperet, 1896 (currently Majungasaurus crenatissimus) (Dinosauria, Theropoda): request to set aside Opinion 2269 and replace the neotype with a lectotype
Case 3795: Kryptops palaios Sereno & Brusatte, 2008 (Dinosauria, Abelisauridae): proposed conservation of usage by the designation of a lectotype
Case 3796: Proposal to remove Xenophrys monticola Günther, 1864 (Amphibia: Megophyridae) from the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Specific Names in Zoology.
Case 3797: Torvosaurus Galton & Jenson, 1979 (Dinosauria, Theropoda): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype for its type species Torvosaurus tanneri Galton & Jenson, 1979.
Case 3798: Gymnodactylus humeralis Guichenot, 1855 (currently Gonatodes humeralis; Reptilia, Sphaerodactylidae): proposed conservation of the specific name by suppression of Gymnodactylus timoriensis Duméril & Bibron, 1836.
Case 3799: Anas boschas domestica Brünnich, 1764 (Aves, Anatidae) (currently Anas platyrhynchos domestica) and Anas anser domesticus Brünnich, 1764 (Aves, Anatidae) (currently Anser anser domesticus): proposed conservation of subspecific names in conformance with prevailing usage, and resolution of type species for the genus Anser Brisson, 1760 by reversing priority of Anas adunca Linnaeus, 1758 in favour of Anas boschas domestica Brünnich, 1764 and further by either (i) recognising authorship by Brisson (1760) of Anser domesticus or (ii) deeming Brünnich’s two names not to be primary homonyms and deeming Anas anser Linnaeus, 1758 as type species of Anser Brisson, 1760