A nomenclatural act on Myriapoda: Replacement names for homonymous generic names of a millipede and centipede (Myriapoda: Diplopoda and Chilopoda)

Abstract :

Two junior homonyms were detected amongst the Myriapoda generic names and the following replacement names are proposed: Cemsunguria nom. nov. for Szechuanella Hoffman, 1961 and Scolopendra (Nurettiniella) nom. nov. for Scolopendra (Collaria) Porat, 1878. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in these genera: Cemsunguria grandis (Golovatch, 1984) comb. nov., Cemsunguria tenebra (Hoffman, 1961) comb. nov. and Cemsunguria variata (Attems, 1953) comb. nov. from Szechuanella Hoffman, 1961 and Scolopendra (Nurettiniella) gigantea (Linnaeus, 1758) comb. nov. from Scolopendra (Collaria) Porat, 1878.

Keyword :

nomenclatural changes, homonymy, replacement names, Myriapoda, Diplopoda, Chilopoda

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2007 Vol. 2 Number 2

2007 Vol. 2 Number 2