Case 3511 Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 (Insecta, Coleoptera, CLEROIDEA, PRIONOCERIDAE): proposed precedence over P. pertii Laporte de Castelnau, 1836

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:Geiser, M
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:137
Date Published:06/2010
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:CLEROIDEA, Coleoptera, Nomenclature, Oriental region, P. bicolor, PRIONOCERIDAE, Prionocerus, taxonomy

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 81.2.3 of the
Code, is to conserve the name Prionocerus bicolor Redtenbacher, 1868 for a common
species of soft-winged flower beetle (CLEROIDEA, PRIONOCERIDAE) by giving it precedence
over the unused older name P. pertii Laporte de Castelnau, 1836 whenever
these names are considered to be synonyms.

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