OPINION 2264 (Case 3431) Procynosuchus Broom, 1937 (Therapsida, Cynodontia): generic name conserved

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors: ICZN
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:348
Date Published:12/2010
Type of Article:Opinion
Keywords:Africa, Cynodontia, Cyrbasi- odon boycei, Cyrbasiodon, Germany, Nomenclature, Parathrinaxodon, Parathrinaxodon proops, Permian, PROCYNOSUCHIDAE, Procynosuchus, Procynosuchus delaharpeae, Russia, taxonomy, Therapsida

The Commission has ruled that the generic name Procynosuchus Broom, 1937 for a group of Permian cynodonts (family PROCYNOSUCHIDAE) has precedence over the older names Cyrbasiodon Broom, 1931 and Parathrinaxodon Parrington, 1936 whenever these genera are considered to be synonyms.

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