Title Examples

Example 1:

Onthophagus sycophanta Fairmaire, 1887 (Insecta,Coleoptera): proposed conservation of the specific name

Example 2:

Calamaria H. Boie in F. Boie, 1827 (Reptilia, Serpentes): proposed conservation of usage by designation of C. linnaei H. Boie in F. Boie, 1827 as the type species

Example 3:

Curculio contractus Marsham, 1802 (currently Ceutorhynchus contractus; Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation of the specific name

Example 4:

Ateles geoffroyi (Mammalia, Primates): proposed attribution of authorship to Kuhl, 1820

Example 5:

Chelodina rugosa Ogilby, 1890 (currently Macrochelodina rugosa; Reptilia, Testudines): proposed precedence over Chelodina oblonga Gray, 1841

Example 6:

Colias alfacariensis Ribbe, 1905 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, pieridae): proposed conservation of the specific name by giving precedence over three senior subjective synonyms

Example 7:

Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798 (currently Pseudograpsus setosus; Crustacea, Decapoda): proposed replacement of a syntype by a neotype

Example 8:

Trigonostomum Schmidt, 1852 (Platyhelminthes, trigonostomidae) and Trigonostomus Brenske, 1893 (Coleoptera, scarabaeidae): proposed conservation of the generic names with a proposed emendation of spelling of trigonostomusina Ohaus, 1912 (Coleoptera, scarabaeidae) to remove homonymy with trigonostomidae Graff, 1905 (Platyhelminthes)

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith