OPINION 2288 (Case 3517) LATRIDIIDAE Erichson, 1842 (Insecta, Coleoptera): precedence given over CORTICARIIDAE Curtis, 1829, and Corticaria Marsham, 1802: usage conserved by designation of Corticaria ferruginea Marsham, 1802 as the type species

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors: ICZN
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:68
Issue:4
Start Page:306
Pagination:306-308
Date Published:12/2011
Type of Article:Opinion
ISSN:0007-5167
Keywords:Coleoptera, Corticaria, Corticaria ferruginea, CORTICARIIDAE, CUCUJOIDEA, LATHRIDIIDAE, Lathridius, LATRIDIIDAE, Latridius, Nomenclature, taxonomy
Abstract:

The Commission has conserved the usage of the family name LATRIDIIDAE Erichson, 1842 by giving it precedence over the senior name CORTICARIIDAE Curtis, 1829, and conserved the current usage of the widely used name Corticaria Marsham, 1802 by designation of Corticaria ferruginea Marsham, 1802 as the type species.

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