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BZN Volume 59, Part 3, 30 September 2002

Opinions


Opinions with the following titles were published on 30 September 2002 in Volume 59, Part 3 of the Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature

Copies of these Opinions can be obtained free of charge from the Executive Secretary, The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, c/o The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, U.K. (e-mail: iczn@nhm.ac.uk).

 

OPINION 2010 (Case 3154)

Scymnus splendidulus Stenius, 1952 (currently Nephus (Sidis) splendidulus; Insecta, Coleoptera): neotype retained as the name-bearing type

Keywords. Nomenclature; taxonomy; Coleoptera; COCCINELLIDAE; Nephus; Nephus (Sidis); Nephus (Sidis) splendidulus; ladybird beetles.

Ruling
(1) Under the plenary power the name-bearing type for Scymnus splendidulus Stenius, 1952 is hereby confirmed as the neotype designated by Fursch (1965) and registered as type number 2659 in the Zoological Museum, Helsinki.
(2) The name splendidulus Stenius, 1952, as published in the binomen Scymnus splendidulus and as defined by the neotype confirmed in (1) above, is hereby placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology.

 
 
 
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