OPINION 2308 (Case 3480) Mastodon waringi Holland, 1920 (currently Haplomastodon waringi; Mammalia; Proboscidea): request to designate a neotype not approved

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:ICZN,
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:69
Issue:3
Start Page:244
Pagination:244-245
Date Published:09/2012
Type of Article:Opinion
Keywords:Brazil, Cuvieronius, Ecuador, gomphothere, Haplomastodon, Mammalia, Mastodon waringi, Nomenclature, Proboscidea, South America, taxonomy
Abstract:The Commission has not supported the request to designate a neotype to conserve the usage of the name Mastodon waringi Holland, 1920, for a species of extinct South American proboscidean.
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