International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

Resolved (Opinion Issued)

Cases 3700-Present

Case 3700: Diplodocus Marsh, 1878 (Dinosauria, Sauropoda): proposed designation of D. carnegii Hatcher, 1901 as the type species
Case 3703: Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Nautilida): proposed designation of a neotype
Case 3704: Lepisma Linnaeus, 1758 (Insecta, Zygentoma, Lepismatidae): proposed reversal of Direction 71 (1957) regarding the gender of the name
Case 3705: Mantis limbata Brullé, 1838 (currently Ameles limbata) (Mantodea, Mantidae, Amelinae): proposed conservation of the specific name.
Case 3706: Trochus (Osilinus ?) capillaceus Philippi, 1849 (currently Cantharidus capillaceus; Mollusca, Gastropoda, Trochoidea): proposed conservation of the specific name
Case 3713: Scarabaeus ferrugineus Palisot de Beauvois, 1809 (currently Bradycinetulus ferrugineus) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea): proposed conservation of the specific name
Case 3717: Xylophagidae Purchon, 1941 (Mollusca: Bivalvia): proposed emendation of the spelling to Xylophagaidae to remove homonymy with Xylophagidae Fallén, 1810 (Insecta: Diptera).
Case 3723: Bolitophagus cornutus Fabricius, 1801 (currently Bolitotherus cornutus) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): proposed conservation of the specific name
Case 3724: Metochus abbreviatus Scott, 1874 (Insecta, Heteroptera): proposed precedence over Rhyparochromus erosus Walker, 1872 (currently Metochus erosus)
Case 3725: Lema decempunctata Gebler, 1829 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae): proposed conservation of the emended specific name
Case 3728: Quetzalcoatlus northropi (Reptilia, Pterosauria): proposed availability and attribution of authorship to Lawson, 1975
Case 3730: Thamnophilus schistaceus d’Orbigny, 1838 (Aves: Thamnophilidae): proposed conservation of usage by suppression of Thamnophilus schistaceus d’Orbigny, 1835
Case 3733: Cetonia marmorea Olivier, 1789 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Gymnetini): proposed conservation by reversal of precedence with Scarabaeus pulcher Swederus, 1787

Cases 3600-3699

Case 3602: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and Coenosiinae Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, Muscidae): proposed conservation of usage of the genus-group and family-group names
Case 3682: The work ‘The White-cheeked Geese: Branta canadensis, B. maxima, B. ‘lawrensis’, B. hutchinsii, B. leucopareia, and B. minima. Taxonomy, ecophysiographic relationships, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations, Volume 1, Eastern taxa; Volume 2, Western taxa, biogeography, and evolutionary considerations’ by Harold C. Hanson: proposed suppression for nomenclatural purposes.
Case 3684: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis; Insecta, Heteroptera): proposed precedence over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina)
Case 3686: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Chondrinidae): proposed conservation of the specific name
Case 3689: Cognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 (Annelida, Oligochaeta, Enchytraeidae): proposed precedence over Euenchytraeus Bretscher, 1906 and Chamaedrilus Friend, 1913
Case 3690: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea): proposed designation of the type species
Case 3694: Pomachilius variegatus Schwarz, 1904 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Elateridae): proposed conservation of the specific name by suppression of the name Aeolus variegatus Curtis, 1839
Case 3698: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Coleoptera, Carabidae): proposed conservation
Case 3699: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): proposed conservation of usage

Cases 3500-3599

Cases 3400-3499

Cases 2000-2099