Case 3609 Bulimus cylindricus Menke, 1828 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, ENIDAE): proposed conservation of the specific name

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2013
Authors:Balashov, I, Welter-Schultes, FW
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Start Page:9
Date Published:03/2013
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:Brephulopsis, Brephulopsis cylindrica, Bulimus, Bulimus cylindricus, Caribbean, ENIDAE, Europe, Gastropoda, Macroceramus, Nomenclature, Stylommatophora, taxonomy, terrestrial snail, UROCOPTIDAE

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.5 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name of the terrestrial snail Bulimus cylindricus Menke, 1828 (currently Brephulopsis cylindrica, ENIDAE), originally published as a junior primary homonym of Bulimus cylindricus Gray, 1825 (currently classified in the genus Macroceramus, UROCOPTIDAE) by ruling under the plenary power to disregard their primary homonymy.

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