Case 3661: Apion longirostre Olivier, 1807 (currently Rhopalapion longirostre; Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2014
Authors:Giusto, C
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:Apion longirostre, APIONIDAE, Coleoptera, CURCULIONOIDEA, Nearctic, Nomenclature, Palaearctic, Rhopalapion, taxonomy

The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Apion longirostre Olivier, 1807 for the well-known apionid beetle (family APIONIDAE) from western Palaearctic and Nearctic Regions by suppressing the name Apion longirostre Gravenhorst, 1807, senior primary homonym of the former

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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