A replacement name for the specific epithet iranicus in Paranothrotes iranicus (Ramme, 1951) (Orthoptera: Pamphagidae)

Abstract :

According to Rules of Principles of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN, 1999), Paranothrotes iranicus (Ramme, 1951) is not correct because the specific epithet is illegitimate. The author request a replacement name of the specific epithet iranicus and he suggest rammei nom. nov.. He also request that the specific epithet iranicus in P. iranicus be rejected. Accordingly, new combination is herein proposed for the species: Paranothrotes rammei comb. nov..

Keyword :

Nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Orthoptera, Pamphigidae, Paranothrotes iranicus

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2010 Vol. 5 Number 2

2010 Vol. 5 Number 2