International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

Case 3752


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

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2018
Authors: Caldara, R., ToŇ°evski, I.
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:139
Date Published:09/2018
Type of Article:Case
Keywords: Nomenclature, taxonomy, Coleoptera, CURCULIONOIDEA, CURCULIONIDAE, Curculio, Rhinusa, Rhinusa noctis, weevil, Palaearctic
Abstract: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 Herbst, 1795 whenever these names are considered synonyms.

Case 3752


Taxonomic Group(s):
Coleoptera, Insecta

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