Case 3698: Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians; Coleoptera, CARABIDAE): proposed conservation

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2015
Authors:Moravec, J
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:72
Issue:4
Start Page:288
Pagination:288-290
Date Published:12/2015
Type of Article:Case
Keywords:CARABIDAE, Cenothyla varians, Nomenclature, taxonomy, tiger beetles
Abstract:

The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3 and 81 of the Code, is to conserve the widely used name Cicindela varians Gory, 1833 (currently Cenothyla varians), a primary junior homonym of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799, for a species of carabid beetle. The senior homonym has been used only once after 1900, and is a subjective senior synonym of Cicindela scutellaris Say, 1823. Suppression of Cicindela varians Ljungh, 1799 would also help maintain the usage of the widely used name Cicindela scutellaris Say, 1823.

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