Applications Received

Amphibia

Case 3666: DICROGLOSSIDAE Dubois, 1987 (Amphibia, Anura): proposed conservation

Annelida

Case 3689: Cognettia Nielsen & Christensen, 1959 (Annelida, Oligochaeta, ENCHYTRAEIDAE): proposed precedence over Euenchytraeus Bretscher, 1906 and Chamaedrilus Friend, 1913

Arachnida

Case 3687: Phrynus mexicanus Poinar & Brown, 2004 (Arachnida, Amblypygi, PHRYNIDAE): proposed conservation of the specific name as a junior primary homonym of Phrynus mexicanus Bilimek, 1867

Aves

Case 3649: Strix omanensis Robb et al. 2013 (Aves, STRIGIDAE): nomen dubium for lack of a holotype
Case 3658: Calyptorhynchus baudinii Lear, 1832: Conservation of usage by designation of a neotype for Calyptorhynchus baudinii Lear, 1832
Case 3669: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, CRACIDAE): proposed conservation of either Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter

Crustacea

Case 3655: Mesocrangon Zarenkov, 1965 (Crustacea, Decapoda, CRANGONIDAE): proposed conservation by suppression of Mesocrangon Woodward, 1873

Ichnotaxa

Case 3662: Siphonichnus eccaensis Stanistreet, le Blanc Smith & Cadle, 1980 (trace fossil): proposed conservation of the ichnogenus name by giving precedence over a senior subjective synonym

Insecta: Coleoptera

Case 3656: Cerambyx striatus Goeze, 1777 (currently Asemum striatum) and Cerambyx striatus Fabricius, 1787 (currently Chydarteres striatus) (Insecta, Coleoptera, CERAMBYCIDAE): Proposed conservation of the specific names
Case 3657: STENODERINI Selander, 1991 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed emendation of spelling to STENODERAINI to remove homonymy with STENODERINI Pascoe, 1867 (Insecta, Coleoptera); and STENODERINI Pascoe, 1867: proposed precedence over SYLLITINI Thomson,
Case 3661: Apion longirostre Olivier, 1807 (currently Rhopalapion longirostre; Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name

Insecta: non-Coleoptera

Case 3637: Papilio phoebus De Prunner, 1798: proposed conservation in its accustomed usage by suppression of Papilio phoebus Fabricius, 1793 (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Papilionidae)
CASE 3643: Mutilla clytemnestra Fox, 1899 (currently Dasymutilla clytemnestra) and Mutilla clytemnestra Péringuey, 1899 (currently Mutilla dasya Péringuey, 1899): proposed conservation of current usage (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Aculeata, VESPOIDEA, MUTILL
Case 3643: Mutilla clytemnestra Fox, 1899 (currently Dasymutilla clytemnestra) and Mutilla clytemnestra Péringuey, 1899 (currently Mutilla dasya Péringuey, 1899): maintenance of current usage (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Aculeata, VESPOIDEA, MUTILLIDAE)
CASE 3644:Belostoma ellipticum Latreille, 1833 (Insecta, Heteroptera, BELOSTOMATIDAE): proposed designation of a neotype
CASE 3645: Orthezia Bosc d’Antic, 1784 and its type species O. characias Bosc d’Antic, 1784 (Insecta, Hemiptera): proposal to preserve both names.
Case 3645: Orthezia characias [Bosc d’Antic], 1784 (Insecta, Hemiptera, ORTHEZIIDAE): proposed validation of the generic and specific names as available
CASE 3646: Liturgusa Saussure, 1869 (Insecta, Mantodea, LITURGUSIDAE): proposed conservation as the correct original spelling.
Case 3659: Proposed use of the Plenary Powers to correct Op. 278 and Op. 382 to validate the genus-group names Danaus, Heliconius, Nymphalis and Plebejus as published by Kluk, 1780 rather than by Kluk, 1802
Case 3669: Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, CRACIDAE): proposed conservation of either Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter

Mammalia

Case 3650: Tapirus pygmaeus Van Roosmalen & Van Hooft in Van Roosmalen, 2013 (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, TAPIRIDAE): proposed confirmation of availability of the specific name and of the book in which this nominal species was proposed
Case 3660: Antilope arabica Lichtenstein, 1827 (currently Gazella arabica; Mammalia, Ruminantia): proposed conservation of part of the lectotype designated by Neumann (1906)

Mollusca

CASE 3642: Amalia kaleniczenkoi Clessin, 1883 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, MILACIDAE): proposed conservation of the specific name.
Case 3667: Paludina conica Prévost, 1821 (currently ‘Peringia’ conica) (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia, HYDROBIIDAE): proposed conservation by suppression of the senior homonym Paludina conica Férussac, 1814
Case 3668: Conus antidiluvianus Bruguière, 1792 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, CONIDAE): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of specific name by setting aside the unidentifiable lectotype and replacing it with a neotype
Case 3686: Bulimus rupestris Philippi, 1836 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, CHONDRINIDAE): proposed conservation of the specific name
Case 3690: Alabina Dall, 1902 (Gastropoda, CERITHIOIDEA): proposed designation of the type species

Osteichthyes

Case 3653: Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775 (Osteichthyes, Acanthuridae): proposed conservation by designation of Chaetodon sohal Forsskål, 1775 as the type species

Reptilia

Case 3629: Vipera latastei Boscá, 1878 (Reptilia, Serpentes, VIPERIDAE): request for conservation of the original spelling
CASE 3641: Ascalabotes sthenodactylus Lichtenstein, 1823 (currently Stenodactylus sthenodactylus; Reptilia, Gekkota, GEKKONIDAE): proposed conservation of current usage of the specific name by designation of a neotype.
Case 3647: Broghammerus Hoser, 2004 (Reptilia, Serpentes, PYTHONIDAE); Adelynkimberlea Hoser, 2012 (Reptilia, Sauria, AGAMIDAE); Swilesaurus Hoser, 2013 and Funkisaurus Hoser, 2013 (Reptilia, Sauria, GERRHOSAURIDAE): Confirmation of the availability of th
Case 3648: Australiasis Wells and Wellington 1983 (Reptilia, Serpentes, PYTHONIDAE): Confirmation of the availability of the generic name
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith