|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2020|
|Authors:||Voss, R. S., Giarla, T.|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Case|
|Keywords:||taxonomy, Mammalia, Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae, Marmosa, Exulomarmosa, Micoureus, isthmica, regina, mouse opossums, Central America, South America, Nomenclature|
The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the name Marmosa isthmica Goldman, 1912 for a species of small Neotropical marsupial. This specific name, which has been used consistently for over a century, is threatened by a senior synonym, Marmosa regina Thomas, 1898, which has been applied incorrectly until very recently.
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