|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2018|
|Authors:||Nielson, M. W., Viraktamath, C. A., van der Laan, R.|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Case|
|Keywords:||Nomenclature, taxonomy, Insecta, Hemiptera, GYPONINAE, Docalidia ferruginea, Darma, Gypona, Iassus, Iassus ferrugineus, misidentified type species, parrotfish, leafhoppers|
The purpose of this application, under Articles 55.3.1 and 81 of the Code, is the suppression of the hemipteran insect genus-group name Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet- Serville, 1828 and family-group names based on it to remove the homonymy between the parrotfish family-group name Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810 (type genus Scarus Forsskål, 1775) and the insect family-group name Scarides (Scaridae) Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (type genus Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828), and also to conserve the usage of the name Docalidia Nielson, 1979 for a large genus of Neotropical leafhoppers.
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