International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Case 3763: Stenonaster Lambert, 1922 and Stenonasteridae Lambert, 1922 (Echinodermata, Echinoidea): proposed conservation by reversal of precedence of Stenocorys Lambert, 1917 and Stenocoridae Lambert, 1920

Andreas Kroh, Omri Bronstein, Simon E. Coppard, “Case 3763: Stenonaster Lambert, 1922 and Stenonasteridae Lambert, 1922 (Echinodermata, Echinoidea): proposed conservation by reversal of precedence of Stenocorys Lambert, 1917 and Stenocoridae Lambert, 1920”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the widely used generic name Stenonaster Lambert, 1922 (Echinoidea, Stenonasteridae). The name Stenonaster is threatened by its senior objective synonym Stenocorys Lambert, 1917, that was erroneously considered a junior homonym of Stenocoris Burmeister, 1839 (Arthropoda,....

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