International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Cases 3700-Present

Case 3753: Richtersiidae Guidetti et al., 2017 (Tardigrada): proposed emendation of the spelling to Richtersiusidae to remove homonymy with Richtersiidae Kreis, 1929 (Nematoda).
Case 3773: Ptychodus mammillaris Agassiz, 1835 and Ptychodus mammillaris Agassiz, 1838 (Chodrichthyes, Ptychodontidae): a case of priority versus common usage
Case 3774: Diphyinae Simon, 1894 (Arachnida, Aranei, Tetragnathidae): proposed emendation of the current spelling to Diphyainae to remove homonymy with Diphyidae Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 (Hydrozoa, Calycophorae)
Case 3775: Megaperidae Manter, 1934 and Apocreadiinae Skrjabin, 1942 (Platyhelminthes, Digenea): proposed re-establishment of precedence of the older family-group name.
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 3778: Clausilia quadriplicata Schmidt, 1868 (currently Quadriplicata quadriplicata; Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Clausilidae): proposed conservation by suppression of the senior homonym Clausilia ventricosa var. quadriplicata Fitzinger, 1833
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 3780: Typhlodromus californicus McGregor, 1954 (currently Neoseiulus californicus; Arachnida, Acari, Mesostigmata, Phytoseiidae): proposed conservation of current usage by designation of a neotype
Case 3781: Proposed fixation of authorship, date and type species of the genus-group name Lucerna, with preservation of the family-group name Lucerninae Swainson, 1840 (Mollusca, Gastropoda)