A new name for the oriental subgenus Srilankana Jin, 1992 of the genus Decolya Bolivar, 1900 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)

Abstract :

A junior homonym was detected among oriental katydids genus group names and the following replacement name is proposed: Eusrilankana nom. nov. for Srilankana Jin, 1992. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in this subgenus: Decolya (Eusrilankana) confusa (Henry, 1934) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) elegans (Henry, 1934) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) kalugallae (Kevan, 1992) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) kelletti (Henry, 1932) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) mousakandae (Henry, 1934) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) petiyagallae (Henry, 1932) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) phillipsi (Henry, 1934) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) roseopicta (Uvarov, 1927) comb. nov., Decolya (Eusrilankana) splendens (Henry, 1932) comb. nov. and Decolya (Eusrilankana) uvarovi (Henry, 1932) comb. nov.

Keyword :

Nomenclatural changes, homonymy, replacement names, Tettigoniidae, Orthoptera, new combinations

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2010 Vol. 5 Number 1

2010 Vol. 5 Number 1