Case 3607 Haltica (Dibolia) schillingii Letzner, 1847 (Insecta, Coleoptera, CHRYSOMELIDAE): proposed precedence over flea-beetle Petalopus metallicus Motschulsky, 1845 (currently Dibolia metallica)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:Döberl, M, Löbl, I
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:69
Issue:4
Start Page:266
Pagination:266270
Date Published:12/2012
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:CHRYSOMELIDAE, Coleoptera, Dibolia, fleabeetle, Nomenclature, Palaearctic, taxonomy
Abstract:The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 81 of the Code, is to conserve the name Dibolia schillingii (Letzner, 1847), for a flea-beetle species (CHRYSOMELIDAE, ALTICINAE OR GALERUCINAE, ALTICINI) widespread in western Palaearctic, by giving it precedence over the unused older name Dibolia metallica (Motschulsky, 1845), whenever these names are considered to be synonyms.
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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