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106Frisch, J, Herman, LH2008Xantholinus gracilis Sperk, 1835 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage by the designation of a neotype
149Ng, PKL, Ng, NK2007Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798 (currently Pseudograpsus setosus; Crustacea, Decapoda): proposed replacement of a syntype by a neotype
64ICZN, 2008OPINION 2188 (Case 3353) Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819 (Mollusca, Bivalvia): usage conserved by designation of Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819 as the type species
220ICZN, 2008OPINION 2202 (Case 3368) Eatoniella Dall, 1876 and EATONIELLIDAE Ponder, 1965 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): conserved
320ICZN, 2008OPINION 2212 (Case 3267) Cherax tenuimanus Smith, 1912 (Crustacea, Decapoda, PARASTACIDAE): proposed designation of neotype not accepted and usage not conserved
205ICZN, 2007OPINION 2183 (Case 3204) Viverra maculata Gray, 1830 (currently Genetta maculata; Mammalia, Carnivora): specific name not conserved
62ICZN, 2006OPINION 2138 (Case 3097) Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 (July) (Insecta, Coleoptera): not conserved; priority maintained for Odonteus Samouelle, 1819 (June)
65ICZN, 2006OPINION 2139 (Case 3264) STAPHYLINIDAE Latreille, 1804 (Insecta, Coleoptera): ten specific names conserved
72ICZN, 2006OPINION 2142 (Case 3251) Thereva Latreille, 1797 and Phasia Latreille, 1804 (Insecta, Diptera): usage conserved by the designation of Musca plebeja Linnaeus, 1758 as the type species of Thereva
78ICZN, 2006OPINION 2145 (Case 3255) Macropodus spechti Schreitmüller, 1936 (Osteichthyes, Perciformes): priority maintained
80ICZN, 2006OPINION 2146 (Case 3266) Palaeortyx phasianoides Milne-Edwards, 1869 (Aves, Galliformes): usage of the specific name conserved by the designation of a neotype
134ICZN, 2006OPINION 2147 (Case 3263) Octopus hummelincki Adam, 1936 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda): specific name conserved
146ICZN, 2006OPINION 2153 (Case 3259) Eristalis Latreille, 1804 (Insecta, Diptera): confirmation that the gender is feminine; Musca nemorum Linnaeus, 1758, M. arbustorum Linnaeus, 1758 and M. horticola De Geer, 1776 (currently Eristalis nemorum, E. arbustorum and E.
150ICZN, 2006OPINION 2155 (Case 3235) Sclerocrinus Jaekel, 1891 (Crinoidea, Cyrtocrinida): not conserved; priority maintained for Gammarocrinites Quenstedt, 1857
205ICZN, 2006OPINION 2156 (Case 3262) Nautilus spengleri Gmelin, 1791 (currently Calcarina spengleri) and Calcarina hispida Brady, 1876 (Foraminiferida): usage of the specific names conserved by the designation of a replacement neotype for Nautilus spengleri
211ICZN, 2006OPINION 2159 (Case 3072) Crioceris Geoffroy, 1762, Lilioceris Reitter, 1912 and other genusgroup names with the suffix –ceris in the family CHRYSOMELIDAE (Insecta, Coleoptera): Official Correction of gender to feminine
197ICZN, 2007OPINION 2178 (Case 3346) Misumena nepenthicola (currently Henriksenia nepenthicola; Arachnida, Araneae, THOMISIDAE): proposed attribution of authorship to Pocock (1898) not approved
79ICZN, 2008OPINION 2196 (Case 3357) Calamaria H. Boie in F. Boie, 1827 (Reptilia, Serpentes): usage conserved by designation of C. linnaei H. Boie in F. Boie, 1827 as the type species
234ICZN, 2008OPINION 2208 (Case 3372) Brachyplatystoma Bleeker, 1862 (Osteichthyes, Siluriformes): precedence given over Piratinga Bleeker, 1858 and Piramutana Bleeker, 1858
75ICZN, 2007OPINION 2169 (Case 3297) Sphyraena acus Lacépède, 1803 (currently Tylosurus acus; Teleostei, BELONIDAE): reinstated as a valid name
68ICZN, 2006OPINION 2140 (Case 3275) Metromenus Sharp, 1884 (Insecta, Coleoptera): usage conserved by designation of Dyscolus palmae Blackburn, 1877 as the type species
70ICZN, 2006OPINION 2141 (Case 3293) Nicrophorus olidus Matthews, 1888 (Insecta, Coleoptera): given precedence over Nicrophorus quadricollis Gistel, 1848
76ICZN, 2006OPINION 2144 (Case 3282) Thecla azia Hewitson, 1873 (Insecta, Lepidoptera): specific name conserved
136ICZN, 2006OPINION 2148 (Case 3294) Gynacantha Rambur, 1842 and Triacanthagyna Selys, 1883 (Insecta, Odonata): usage conserved by the designation of Gynacantha nervosa Rambur, 1842 as the type species of Gynacantha
138ICZN, 2006OPINION 2149 (Case 3291) DROMIIDAE Bonelli, 1810 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Caraboidea): emended to DROMIUSIDAE to remove homonymy with DROMIIDAE De Haan, 1833 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Dromioidea)
142ICZN, 2006OPINION 2151 (Case 3295) Eterusia cingala Moore, 1877 (Insecta, Lepidoptera): specific name conserved
148ICZN, 2006OPINION 2154 (Case 3290) Platystrophia King, 1850 (Brachiopoda, Orthida): usage conserved by designation of Porambonites costata Pander, 1830 as the type species
79Löser, H2007Pseudocoenia d’Orbigny, 1850 (Coelenterata, Scleractinia): proposed conservation of usage by the designation of a lectotype for the type species
207ICZN, 2013OPINION 2321 (Case 3386) Pseudocoenia d’Orbigny, 1850 (Coelenterata, Scleractinia): proposed conservation of usage by the designation of a lectotype for the type species not approved
210ICZN, 2013OPINION 2322 (Case 3567) Bulimus lineatus Bruguière, 1789 (currently Macroceramus lineatus; Gastropoda, UROCOPTIDAE) and Bulimus lineatus Draparnaud, 1801 (currently Acicula lineata; Gastropoda, ACICULIDAE): specific names conserved
212ICZN, 2013OPINION 2323 (Case 3527) Anguis jamaicensis Shaw, 1802 (currently Typhlops jamaicensis; Reptilia, Serpentes): specific name conserved
291Ross, AJ, Nicholson, DB, Jarzembowski, EA2013BOLTONOCOSTIDAE nom. nov. (Insecta, Hypoperlida), a replacement name for ORTHOCOSTIDAE Bolton, 1912
285Jones, JR, Oswald, JD2013On the nomenclature of the genus name Ululodes (Neuroptera, ASCALAPHIDAE)
271ICZN, 2013OPINION 2324 (Case 3493) Haliplanella Hand, 1956 (Anthozoa, Actiniaria): conserved by suppression of Haliplanella Treadwell, 1943 (Polychaeta)
274ICZN, 2013OPINION 2325 (Case 3568) Stirpulina Stoliczka, 1870 (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Anomalodesmata, CLAVAGELLIDAE): name conserved by suppression of Tubolana Bivona Bernardi, 1832)
282ICZN, 2013OPINION 2328 (Case 3571) Crotalinus catenatus Rafinesque, 1818 (currently Sistrurus catenatus) and Crotalus tergeminus Say in James, 1822 (currently Sistrurus tergeminus; Reptilia, Serpentes): usage conserved by designation of neotypes for both species
312Fautin, DG, Hand, C, Daly, M2009CASE 3493 Haliplanella Hand, 1956 (Anthozoa, Actiniaria): proposed conservation by suppression of Haliplanella Treadwell, 1943 (Polychaeta)
19Bouchard, P, Bousquet, Y, Kubán, V, Bílý, S2013Case 3615 Polybothris Dupont, 1833 (Insecta, Coleoptera; BUPRESTIDAE): proposed conservation as the correct original spelling
235Perez-Goodwyn, PJ2007Case 3406: Belostoma annulipes Herrich-Schaeffer, 1845 (currently Lethocerus annulipes; Insecta, Heteroptera, BELOSTOMATIDAE): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by designation of a neotype
Scott, JA2014Case 3651: Correcting inappropriate or misleading scientific names with the LAPSUS CONTRARIUS
60Svenson, GJ2014Liturgusa Saussure, 1869 (Insecta, Mantodea, LITURGUSIDAE): conservation as a justified emendation
Giusto, C2014Case 3661: Apion longirostre Olivier, 1807 (currently Rhopalapion longirostre; Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name
332Bock, WJ, Schodde, R, Palma, RL2009CASE 3499 Anthochaera Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 and Philesturnus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832 (Aves): proposed conservation by suppression of the generic name Creadion Vieillot, 1816
371ICZN, 2009OPINION 2238 (Case 3419) CORYSTIDAE Foster & Philip, 1978 (Echinodermata, Echinoidea): spelling emended to CORYSTUSIDAE to remove homonymy with CORYSTIDAE Samouelle, 1819 (Crustacea, Brachyura)
375ICZN, 2009OPINION 2240 (Case 3418) Specific names of nine Australian birds (Aves) conserved
242Morandini, AC2009Case 3485 Lychnorhiza lucerna Haeckel, 1880 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae): proposed conservation of generic and specific names
247Janssen, AW, Seapy, RR2009Case 3494 Atlanta inflata Gray, 1850 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, PTEROTRACHEOIDEA, ATLANTIDAE): proposed conservation of the specific name
261Carrano, MT, Krause, DW, O'Connor, PM, Sampson, SD2009Case 3487 Megalosaurus crenatissimus Depéret, 1896 (currently Majungasaurus crenatissimus; Dinosauria, Theropoda): proposed replacement of the holotype by a neotype
265Lucas, SG2009Case 3479 Cuvieronius Osborn, 1923 (Mammalia, Proboscidea): proposed conservation
159Mayhew, DF2009Villanyia Kretzoi, 1956 (Mammalia, Rodentia, ARVICOLIDAE): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype for the species Villanyia exilis Kretzoi, 1956


Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith