|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2018|
|Authors:||Vela, J. M., , Daccordi, M.|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Case|
|Keywords:||Nomenclature, taxonomy, Coleoptera, CHRYSOMELIDAE, Timarcha tenebricosa, Timarcha laevigata, leaf beetles, Europe|
The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Chrysomela tenebricosa Fabricius, 1775 for a common and widespread species of European bloody-nosed beetle in the genus Timarcha (Chrysomelidae) by giving it precedence over the misinterpreted and unused senior synonym Tenebrio laevigatus Linnaeus, 1767.
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