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Case 3768: Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation by giving it precedence over Hybosorus pinguis Westwood, 1845, Hybosorus roei Westwood, 1845 and Hybosorus carolinus LeConte, 1847

Alberto Ballerio, Frank-Thorsten Krell, Aleš Bezděk, Andrey Frolov, Jean-Bernard Huchet, Denis Keith, José Ignacio López-Colón, Eric Matthews, Federico Ocampo, Antonio Rey, Fernando Z. Vaz-de-Mello, “Case 3768: Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation by giving it precedence over Hybosorus pinguis Westwood, 1845, Hybosorus roei Westwood, 1845 and Hybosorus carolinus LeConte, 1847”, 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 specific name Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea, Hybosoridae), a globally widespread and common scarab beetle. The name is threatened by the very rarely used senior subjective synonyms Hybosorus pinguis Westwood, 1845,....

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Case 3760: Chrysomela tenebricosa Fabricius, 1775 (currently Timarcha tenebricosa; Insecta, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae): proposed precedence of the specific name over Tenebrio laevigatus Linnaeus, 1767

José Miguel Vela, Miguel Ángel Alonso-Zarazaga, Mauro Daccordi, “Case 3760: Chrysomela tenebricosa Fabricius, 1775 (currently Timarcha tenebricosa; Insecta, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae): proposed precedence of the specific name over Tenebrio laevigatus Linnaeus, 1767”, 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 specific name Chrysomela tenebricosa Fabricius, 1775 for a common and widespread species of European bloody-nosed beetle in the genus Timarcha (Chrysomelidae) by giving it precedence over the misinterpreted and unused senior synonym Tenebrio laevigatus....

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Case 3759: Conservation of Costaclymenia Schindewolf, 1920 and Costaclymeniidae Ruzhencev, 1957 by proposed designation of a neotype for Goniatites binodosus Münster, 1832 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea)

Dieter Korn, John D. Price, Dieter Weyer, “Case 3759: Conservation of Costaclymenia Schindewolf, 1920 and Costaclymeniidae Ruzhencev, 1957 by proposed designation of a neotype for Goniatites binodosus Münster, 1832 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea)”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.6 of the Code, is to conserve the current usage and concepts of the Late Devonian genus Costaclymenia Schindewolf, 1920 and the family Costaclymeniidae Ruzhencev, 1957, by setting aside all previous types and to designate as a neotype for Goniatites binodosus Münster,....

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Case 3752: Curculio antirrhini Paykull, 1800 (currently Rhinusa antirrhini; Insecta, Coleoptera, Curculionoidea, Curculionidae): proposed precedence over Curculio noctis Herbst, 1795

Roberto Caldara, Ivo Toševski, “Case 3752: Curculio antirrhini Paykull, 1800 (currently Rhinusa antirrhini; Insecta, Coleoptera, Curculionoidea, Curculionidae): proposed precedence over Curculio noctis Herbst, 1795”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3, 81.2.1 and 81.2.3 of the Code, is to conserve the name Curculio antirrhini Paykull, 1800, a common Palaearctic weevil species currently belonging to the genus Rhinusa Stephens, 1829 (Curculionoidea, Curculionidae) by giving it precedence over the little-used older name Curculio noctis....

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Case 3750: Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 (Reptilia, Serpentes): proposed precedence over Dasypeltis lineolata Peters, 1878

Michael F. Bates, “Case 3750: Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 (Reptilia, Serpentes): proposed precedence over Dasypeltis lineolata Peters, 1878”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 3750.

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Dasypeltis atra Sternfeld, 1912 which is in widespread use for a widely distributed species of snake (family Colubridae) from central and eastern Africa by giving it precedence over its seldom-used senior synonym....

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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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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 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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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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Opinion 2410: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae): conservation by the suppression of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799 approved

ICZN, “Opinion 2410: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae): conservation by the suppression of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799 approved”, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 75, pp. , 2018.

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific name of Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 by suppressing its primary senior homonym Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799.

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