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Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated

ICZN, “Opinion 2405: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae): neotype designated”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to designate a neotype for Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870.

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Case 3536: Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1887

Peter M. Galton, “Case 3536: Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877 (Dinosauria, Ornithischia): proposed replacement of the type species with Stegosaurus stenops Marsh, 1887”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 127-133, 2011.

The purpose of this application, under Article 81.1 of the Code, is to preserve stability in the taxonomy of stegosaurian dinosaurs by replacing Stegosaurus armatus Marsh, 1877, the unidentifiable type species of the ornithischian dinosaur genus Stegosaurus Marsh, 1877, with the very well represented nominal species Stegosaurus stenops Marsh,....

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Case 3582: Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828 and Scarides (Scaridae) Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (Insecta, Hemiptera): proposed suppression to remove homonymy of the latter with Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810 (Osteichthyes)

Mervin W. Nielson, Chandra A. Viraktamath, Richard van der Laan, “Case 3582: Scaris Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828 and Scarides (Scaridae) Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843 (Insecta, Hemiptera): proposed suppression to remove homonymy of the latter with Scaridi (currently Scaridae) Rafinesque, 1810 (Osteichthyes)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. 6–11, 2018.

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....

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Opinion 2406: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis): conditional precedence granted over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina) (Insecta, Heteroptera)

ICZN, “Opinion 2406: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis): conditional precedence granted over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina) (Insecta, Heteroptera)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to grant conditional precedence to Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 for a species of subsocial acanthosomatid bug from the Russian Far East.

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Case 3685: Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon, 1855 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, ARIONIDAE): proposed validation of the specific name as available

Igor Balashov, “Case 3685: Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon, 1855 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, ARIONIDAE): proposed validation of the specific name as available”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. 12–15, 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 78.1 and 81.1 of the Code, is to conserve the established usage of the species name Arion vulgaris with the authorship of Moquin-Tandon (1855). This name was very frequently used in the last several years, but was primary published as a synonym....

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Case 3709: Conservation of the usage of names of western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae) through designation of neotypes for Pamphila colorado Scudder, 1874, Pamphila manitoba Scudder, 1874, Pamphila cabelus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila harpalus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila idaho Edwards, 1883, Pamphila oregonia Edwards, 1883, and Hesperia colorado ochracea Lindsey, 1941

James A. Scott, Norbert G. Kondla, John F. Emmel, Kenneth E. Davenport, Sterling O. Mattoon, Michael S. Fisher, Crispin S. Guppy, Steve Kohler, William D. Patterson, Paul A. Opler, A. Richard Westwood, Ronald A. Royer, “Case 3709: Conservation of the usage of names of western North American Hesperia comma-group subspecies (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae) through designation of neotypes for Pamphila colorado Scudder, 1874, Pamphila manitoba Scudder, 1874, Pamphila cabelus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila harpalus Edwards, 1881, Pamphila idaho Edwards, 1883, Pamphila oregonia Edwards, 1883, and Hesperia colorado ochracea Lindsey, 1941”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this case, under Articles 15.2.1, 45.6.4.1, 75.5, 75.6, 76, and 81 of the Code, is to eliminate nomenclatural chaos within Hesperia comma-group butterflies in western North America caused by seven lectotypes and a holotype whose appearance and inadequate or mislabeled localities do not allow their taxonomic....

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Case 3711: Iberolacerta Arribas and Darevskia Arribas (Chordata, Squamata, Lacertidae): proposals to deem these names available either from Arribas (1997) or from Arribas (1999)

Oscar J. Arribas, Natalia B. Ananjeva, Salvador Carranza, Igor V. Doronin, Nikolai L. Orlov, Valentina F. Orlova, “Case 3711: Iberolacerta Arribas and Darevskia Arribas (Chordata, Squamata, Lacertidae): proposals to deem these names available either from Arribas (1997) or from Arribas (1999)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application under Articles 78.1 and 81 of the Code is to request the Commission to use its plenary power to choose among two alternatives in order to preserve the genus name Darevskia and nomenclatural stability.
In Alternative A, the Commission is asked to accept....

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Case 3736: Garypus latus Hansen, 1884 (currently Larca lata; Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones): proposed precedence over Garypus hungaricus Tömösváry, 1882

Mark S. Harvey, Giulio Gardini, János Novák, “Case 3736: Garypus latus Hansen, 1884 (currently Larca lata; Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones): proposed precedence over Garypus hungaricus Tömösváry, 1882”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. 16–20, 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the widely used specific name Larca lata (Hansen, 1884) for a species of pseudoscorpion from northern and central Europe. The name is threatened by the senior subjective synonym Garypus hungaricus Tömösváry, 1882, which has seldom....

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Case 3742: Galago demidoff Fischer, 1806 (currently Galagoides; Mammalia, Primates, Galagidae): proposed conservation of the specific name and designation of a neotype. Lemur minutus Cuvier, 1797: proposed designation of a neotype

Paulina Jenkins, Judith Masters, Colin Groves, Sébastien Couette, “Case 3742: Galago demidoff Fischer, 1806 (currently Galagoides; Mammalia, Primates, Galagidae): proposed conservation of the specific name and designation of a neotype. Lemur minutus Cuvier, 1797: proposed designation of a neotype”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. ,

The purpose of this application, under Articles 11, 23, 31 and 32 of the Code, is to confirm the availability of and to maintain the usage of the name Galago
demidoff Fischer, 1806 for Demidoff ’s Dwarf Galago from western and central Africa and its priority over the objective....

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Case 3744: Bidessus Sharp, 1880 (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Bidessini): proposed conservation of usage by designation of Dytiscus unistriatus Goeze, 1777 as the type species

Yves Bousquet, Patrice Bouchard, “Case 3744: Bidessus Sharp, 1880 (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Bidessini): proposed conservation of usage by designation of Dytiscus unistriatus Goeze, 1777 as the type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 70.2 and 81.1 of the Code, is to preserve stability in the taxonomy of the beetle family Dytiscidae by designating Dytiscus unistriatus Goeze, 1777 as the type species of Bidessus Sharp, 1880. The discovery of an earlier use of the name Bidessus,....

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