OPINION 2284 (Case 3499) Anthochaera Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 and Philesturnus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832 (Aves): usage conserved by suppression of the generic name Creadion Vieillot, 1816

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors: ICZN
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:68
Issue:3
Start Page:234
Pagination:234-235
Date Published:09/2011
Type of Article:Opinion
ISSN:0007-5167
Keywords:Antho- chaera, Australasia, CALLAEIDAE, Creadion, MELIPHAGIDAE, Nomenclature, Philesturnus, saddleback, taxonomy, wattled honeyeaters
Abstract:

The Commission has conserved the generic names Anthochaera Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 and Philesturnus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1832 for Australian wattled honeyeaters (MELIPHAGIDAE) and the New Zealand saddleback (CALLAEIDAE) by suppression of the generic name Creadion Vieillot, 1816.

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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