OPINION 2143 (Case 3306) Drosophila elegans Bock & Wheeler, 1972 (Insecta, Diptera): specific name conserved

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2006
Authors:ICZN,
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:63
Issue:1
Start Page:74
Pagination:74-75
Date Published:03/2006
Type of Article:Opinion
ISSN:0007-5167
Keywords:Diptera, Drosophila, Drosophila elegans, Drosophila statzi, fruit flies, Nomenclature, phylogenetic studies, taxonomy
Abstract:

The Commission has ruled that the specific name Drosophila elegans Bock & Wheeler, 1972 is conserved for a species of fruit fly by suppression of its unused senior homonym Drosophila elegans Statz, 1940.

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