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
Abstract:

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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