Archaeopteryx lithographica von Meyer, 1861 (Aves): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2007
Authors:W. J. Bock, Bühler P.
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:64
Issue:3
Start Page:182
Pagination:182-184
Date Published:09/2007
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:
Solnhofen, Archaeopteryx lithographica, Aves, Jurassic, neotype, Nomenclature, taxonomy
Abstract:

The purpose of this application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to preserve stability and universality of usage of the name Archaeopteryx lithographica von Meyer, 1861 by setting aside the existing holotype and designating a neotype.

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