OPINION 2295 (Case 3515) Rhynchotherium Falconer, 1868 (Mammalia; Proboscidea): usage conserved by designation of Rhynchotherium falconeri Osborn, 1923 as the type species

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:ICZN,
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:69
Issue:1
Start Page:79
Pagination:79-80
Date Published:03/2012
Type of Article:Opinion
ISSN:0007-5167
Keywords:Gomphotherium, Mammalia, Mexico, Nomenclature, North America, Proboscidea, Rhynchotherium, Rhynchotherium falconeri, taxonomy
Abstract:

The Commission has conserved the generic name Rhynchotherium Fal- coner, 1868, applied to proboscidean fossils from North America, by designating Rhynchotherium falconeri Osborn, 1923 as the type species.

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