OPINION 2230 (Case 3400) Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853 (Insecta, Coleoptera): precedence not given over Hybosorus roei Westwood, 1845

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors:ICZN,
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:66
Issue:3
Start Page:291
Pagination:291-292
Date Published:09/2009
Type of Article:Opinion
Keywords:HYBOSORIDAE, Hybosorus carolinus, Hybosorus illigeri, Hybosorus pinguis, Hybosorus roei, Nomenclature, scarabaeoids, taxonomy
Abstract:The Commission has ruled that priority is maintained for the species name Hybosorus roei Westwood, 1845. A proposal to conserve the junior synonym Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853 by giving it precedence over Hybosorus roei Westwood was not approved.
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