International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Insecta

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Case 2027: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870, (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pieridae): a proposal to designate a neotype under the plenary power. Z.N.(S.) 2027.

FM Brown, “Case 2027: Pieris virginiensis Edwards, 1870, (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pieridae): a proposal to designate a neotype under the plenary power. Z.N.(S.) 2027.”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 92–94, 1973.

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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 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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Case 3602: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and COENOSIINAE Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, MUSCIDAE): proposed conservation of usage of the genus-group and family-group names

Evenhuis, NL, Pont, AC, “Case 3602: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and COENOSIINAE Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, MUSCIDAE): proposed conservation of usage of the genus-group and family-group names”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 69, no. 4, pp. 271-275, 2012.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 70.2 and 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage of the generic name Coenosia Meigen, 1826, for a well-established genus of muscid flies. The type species of Coenosia has long been assumed to be Musca tigrina Fabricius, 1775. However,....

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Opinion 2360: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and COENOSIINAE Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, MUSCIDAE): usage of the genus-group and family-group names conserved

ICZN, “Opinion 2360: Coenosia Meigen, 1826 and COENOSIINAE Verrall, 1888 (Insecta, Diptera, MUSCIDAE): usage of the genus-group and family-group names conserved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 173-175, 2015.

Under the plenary power, the Commission has conserved the usage of the generic name Coenosia Meigen, 1826, for a well-established genus of muscid flies. All type fixations for Coenosia Meigen, 1826 prior to that of Musca tigrina Fabricius, 1775 by Westwood (1840) have been set aside. Also under the....

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Case 3684: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis; Insecta, Heteroptera): proposed precedence over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina)

J-F Tsai, D Rédei, B Aukema, A Carapezza, MA Carvajal, EI Faúndez, S Jung, E Kanyukova, P Kment, S Kudo, G-Q Liu, DA Rider, J Vilímová, NN Vinokurov, X-J Wang, A Yamamoto, “Case 3684: Elasmostethus dorsalis Jakovlev, 1876 (currently Elasmucha dorsalis; Insecta, Heteroptera): proposed precedence over Acanthosoma vicinum Uhler, 1861 (currently Elasmucha vicina)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 115–121, 2015.

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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 3699: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): proposed conservation of usage

MA Alonso-Zarazaga, JM Lobo, JI López-Colón, JR Verdú, “Case 3699: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): proposed conservation of usage”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 291–296, 2015.

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Opinion 2411: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): usage conserved by maintenance of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 as type species

ICZN, “Opinion 2411: Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea): usage conserved by maintenance of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 as type species”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to set aside all previous fixations of type species for the nominal genus Thorectes Mulsant, 1842 prior to the designation of Scarabaeus laevigatus Fabricius, 1798 by López-Colón & Alonso-Zarazaga (2006) which it has accepted as valid.

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Case 3749: Erynnini Brues & Melander, 1932: proposed conservation by suppression of Erynnidi Tutt, 1906, Erynninae Swinhoe, 1913 and Erynnidae Hampson, 1918 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae)

Emilio Balletto, Francesca Barbero, Simona Bonelli, Luca P. Casacci, Leonardo Dapporto, “Case 3749: Erynnini Brues & Melander, 1932: proposed conservation by suppression of Erynnidi Tutt, 1906, Erynninae Swinhoe, 1913 and Erynnidae Hampson, 1918 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 41 and 65.2 of the Code, is to conserve the well-established current use of the hesperiid tribe Erynnini Brues & Melander, 1932 (subfamily Pyrginae) by suppressing its three senior homonyms Erynnidi Tutt, 1906, Erynnidae Swinhoe, 1913, and Erynnidae Hampson, 1918, which were....

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