Final paragraph/formal proposal to the Commission examples

Examples for suppression of synonyms

Example 1:

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to suppress the following generic names for the
purposes of the Principle of Priority but not for those of the Principle of Homonymy:

(a) Aleurostictus Kirby, 1827;

(b) Gymnodus Kirby, 1827;

(2) to place on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology the following names:

(a) Gnorimus Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau & Serville, 1828 (gender:
masculine), type species by subsequent designation by Blanchard (1845) Scarabaeus
nobilis
Linnaeus, 1758;

(b) Osmoderma Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau & Serville, 1828 (gender:
neuter), type species by subsequent designation by MacLeay (1838) Scarabaeus
eremita
Scopoli, 1763;

(3) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the following
names:

(a) eremita Scopoli, 1763, as published in the binomen Scarabaeus
eremita
(the type species of Osmoderma Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau & Serville,
1828);

(b) nobilis Linnaeus, 1758, as published in the binomen Scarabaeus
nobilis
(the type species of Gnorimus Le Peletier & Serville,
1828);

(4) to place on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology
the following names:

(a) Aleurostictus Kirby, 1827, as suppressed in (1)(a) above;

(b) Gymnodus Kirby, 1827, as suppressed in (1)(b) above;

(c) Gnorimus Chaudhri, 1975 (a junior homonym of Gnorimus Le
Peletier de Saint-Fargeau & Serville, 1828).

Example 2:

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly
asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to suppress the following names for
the purposes of the Principle of Priority but not for those of the
Principle of Homonymy:

(a) Brachyura Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1822;

(b) kuhli H. Boie in Schlegel, 1826, as published in the
binomen Brachyorrhos kuhli (senior objective synonym of Atractus
trilineatu
s);

(2) to place on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology the
name Atractus Wagler, 1828 (gender: masculine), type species
by monotypy A. trilineatus Wagler, 1828;

(3) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
name trilineatus, as published in the binomen Atractus trilineatus Wagler,
1828;

(4) to place on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic
Names in Zoology the name Brachyura Kuhl & van Hasselt,
1822, as suppressed in (1)(a) above;

(5) to place on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Specific
Names in Zoology the name kuhli H. Boie in Schlegel, 1826,
as published in the binomen Brachyorrhos kuhli (senior objective
synonym of Atractus trilineatus) and as suppressed in (1)(b)
above.

Example for suppression
of a homonym

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly
asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to suppress the following names:

(a) Fidia Motschulsky, 1860 and all uses of the name before
that by Baly (1863) for the purposes of both the Principle of Priority
and the Principle of Homonymy;

(b) lurida Baly, 1863, as published in the binomen Fidia
lurida
,for the purposes of the Principle of Priority but not
for those of the Principle of Homonymy;

(2) to place on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology the
following names:

(a) Fidia Baly, 1863 (gender: feminine), type species by
original designation Fidia lurida Baly, 1863;

(b) Lypesthes Baly, 1863 (gender: feminine), type species
by monotypy Fidia atra Motschulsky, 1860;

(3) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
following names:

(a) viticida Walsh 1867, as published in the binomen Fidia
viticida
, valid name for thespecific name of the type species
of Fidia Baly, 1863, following the suppression of its senior
synonym Fidia lurida Baly, 1863 in (1)(b) above;

(b) atra Motschulsky, 1860, as published in the binomen Fidia
atra
(specific name of the type species of Lypesthes Baly,
1863);

(4) to place on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic
Names in Zoology the name Fidia Motschulsky, 1860, as suppressed
in (1)(a) above;

(5) to place on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Specific
Names in Zoology the name lurida Baly, 1863, as published
in the binomen Fidia lurida (specific name of the type species
of Fidia Baly, 1863 and unused senior synonym of Fidia
viticida
Walsh, 1867) and as suppressed in (1)(b) above.

Examples for reversed precedence

Example 1:

     The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
is accordingly asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to give the name oxyacanthae Frey,
1855, as published in the binomen Lithocolletis oxyacanthae,precedence
over the name pomonella Zeller, 1846, as published in the
binomen Lithocolletis pomonella, whenever the two are considered
to be synonyms;

(2) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
following names:

(a) oxyacanthae Frey, 1855, as published in the binomen Lithocolletis
oxyacanthae
, with the endorsement that it is to be given precedence
over the name pomonella Zeller, 1846, as published in the
binomen Lithocolletis pomonella, whenever the two are considered
to be synonyms;

(b) pomonella Zeller, 1846, as published in the binomen Lithocolletis
pomonella
, with the endorsement that it is not to be given
priority over the name oxyacanthae Frey, 1855, as published
in the binomen Lithocolletis oxyacanthae, whenever the
two are considered to be synonyms.

Example 2:

     The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
is accordingly asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to give the name alfacariensis Ribbe,
1905, as published in the trinomen Colias hyale alfacariensis,
precedence over the names sareptensis Alphéraky,
1875, as published in the trinomen Colias hyale sareptensis,
and alba Rühl, 1893, as published in the trinomen Colias
hyale alba
, and meridionalis Krulikowsky, 1903, as
published in the trinomen Colias hyale meridionalis,
whenever it and either of the other three are considered to be synonyms;

(2) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
following names:

(a) sareptensis Alphéraky, 1875, as published in
the trinomen Colias hyale sareptensis, with the
endorsement that it is not to be given priority over the name alfacariensis Ribbe,
1905, as published in the trinomen Colias hyale alfacariensis,
whenever the two are considered to be synonyms;

(b) alba Rühl, 1893, as published in the trinomen Colias
hyale
alba, with the endorsement that it is not to
be given priority over the name alfacariensis Ribbe, 1905,
as published in the trinomen Colias hyale alfacariensis,
whenever the two are considered to be synonyms;

(c) meridionalis Krulikowsky, 1903, as published in the
trinomen Colias hyale meridionalis, with the endorsement
that it is not to be given priority over the name alfacariensis Ribbe,
1905, as published in the trinomen Colias hyale alfacariensis,
whenever the two are considered to be synonyms;

(3) to emend the entry on the Official List of Specific Names in
Zoology for alfacariensis Ribbe, 1905, as published in the
trinomen Colias hyale alfacariensis, to record that it is
to be given precedence over sareptensis Alphéraky,
1875, as published in the trinomen Colias hyale sareptensis, alba Rühl,
1893, as published in the trinomen Colias hyale alba,
and meridionalis Krulikowsky, 1903, as published in the
trinomen Colias hyale meridionalis, whenever it
and any of the other three names are considered to be synonyms.

Example for conservation
of spelling:

     The International
Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly asked:

(1) to use its plenary power:

(a) to set aside the first reviser action by Burmeister (1835) to
select Phyllomorphus Laporte, 1833 as the correct original
spelling and to rule that Phyllomorpha Laporte, 1833 is
the correct original spelling;

(b) to set aside all designations of type species for the nominal
genus Phyllomorpha Laporte, 1833 prior to that by Reuter
(1888) of Coreus hystrix Latreille, 1817;

(2) to place on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology the
name Phyllomorpha Laporte, 1833, (gender: feminine) type
species by subsequent designation by Reuter (1888) Coreus hystrix Latreille,
1817, as ruled in (1)(b) above;

(3) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
name laciniatus Villers, 1789, as published in the binomen Cimex
laciniatus
(senior subjective synonym of Coreus hystrix Latreille,
1817, the specific name of the type species of the genus Phyllomorpha Laporte,
1833);

(4) to place on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic
Names in Zoology the name Phyllomorphus Laporte, 1833 (set
aside as the correct original spelling in (1)(a) above).

Examples for conservation
by new type species designation:

 Example 1

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly
asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to set aside all previous fixations
of type species for the nominal genus Obovaria Rafinesque,
1819 and to designate Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819 as the type
species;

(2) to rule that the name obovalis, as published in the
binomen Obovaria obovalis Rafinesque, 1820, is a nomen oblitum;

(3) to place on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology the
name Obovaria Rafinesque, 1819 (gender: feminine), type
species Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819, as ruled in (1) above;

(4) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
following names:

(a) retusa Lamarck, 1819, as published in the binomen Unio
retusa
(specific name of the type species of Obovaria Rafinesque,
1819, as ruled in (1) above);

(b) ebenus Lea, 1831, as published in the binomen Unio
ebenus
;

(5) to place on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Species
Names in Zoology the name obovalis Rafinesque, 1820, as
published in the binomen Obovaria obovalis (ruled in (2)
above to be a nomen oblitum).

Example 2

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly
asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to set aside all previous fixations
of type species for the nominal genus Mecistocephalus Newport,
1843 before the designation by Pocock (1898) of Mecistocephalus
punctifrons
Newport, 1843 as the type species;

(2) to place on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology the
following names:

(a) Mecistocephalus Newport, 1843 (gender: masculine), type
species Mecistocephalus punctifrons Newport, 1843, as ruled
in (1) above;

(b) Pachymerium Koch, 1847 (gender: masculine), type species Geophilus
ferrugineus
Koch, 1835, by monotypy;

(3) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
following names:

(a) punctifrons Newport, 1843, as published in the binomen Mecistocephalus
punctifrons
(specific name of the type species of Mecistocephalus Newport,
1843);

(b) ferrugineus Koch, 1835, as published in the binomen Geophilus
ferrugineus
(specific name of the type species of Pachymerium Koch,
1847).

Example for conservation
by neotype designation:

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly
asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to set aside all type fixations for
the nominal species setosus Fabricius, 1798, as published
in the binomen Cancer setosus, and to designate specimen
RMNH-D-191 at the Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden as the
neotype;

(2) to place on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology the
name setosus Fabricius, 1798, as published in the binomen Cancer
setosus
and as defined by the neotype designated in (1) above.

Amendments of the entries
on  the Official Lists and Indexes

Example 1
The International Commission
on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to set aside all previous
fixations of name-bearing type for bivittatus Thorell, 1877,
as published in the trinomen Cercophonius brachycentrus bivittatus,and
to designate as neotype male specimen CDA 000.364, in the Universidad
Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina;
(2) to emend the entry on the
Official List of Specific Names in Zoology for bivittatus Thorell, 1877, as published
in the trinomen Cercophonius brachycentrus bivittatus, to
record that it is defined by the neotype designated in (1) above.

Example 2

The International Commission
on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly asked:

(1) to use its plenary power to set aside all previous
type fixations for the nominal species Archaeopteryx lithographica von
Meyer, 1861 and to designate specimen BMNH 37001 at the NHM as the
neotype for the name;
(2) to emend the entry on the Official List
of Specific Names in Zoology for the name lithographica von Meyer, 1861,
as published in the binomen Archaeopteryx lithographica,
as defined by the neotype designated in (1) above.

Example 3

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature is accordingly
asked:

(1) to rule that the
name TUBLANIDAE (type genus Tubulanus Renier,
[1804]) is to be first established in Bürger (1904) and to take
the publication date 1904 (1874);

(2) to emend the entry on the Official List of Family-Group Names
in Zoology for TUBLANIDAE Bürger, 1905 (1874) to record that
its publication date is 1904 (1874) as ruled in (1) above.

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