Case 3592 Dodecatoma Westwood, 1849 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation by suppression of Dodecatoma Dufour, 1841 (Insecta, Plecoptera)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:Johnson, PJ, R. DeWalt, E, Evenhuis, NL
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:178
Date Published:09/2012
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:Afghanistan, beetles, Coleoptera, Dodecatoma, Dodecatoma bicolor, DRILIDAE, France, India, Insecta, Nepal, Nomenclature, Pakistan, PERLIDAE, PHENGODIDAE, Plecoptera, RHAGOPHTHALMIDAE, stoneflies, taxonomy

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the usage of the genus-group name Dodecatoma Westwood, 1849 for a group of beetles (family PHENGODIDAE or RHAGOPHTHALMIDAE) by suppressing the unused senior homonym Dodecatoma Dufour, 1841, which was proposed for a group of stoneflies (family PERLIDAE).

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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