New family group and genus group names for Eucnemidae (Coleoptera)

Abstract :

A junior homonym was detected among the eucnemid beetle genus group names and the following replacement name is proposed: Muonaja nom. nov. for Yanga Muona, 1993. Accordingly, new combination is herein proposed for the species currently included in this genus. Muonaja yonde (Muona, 1993) comb. nov.. In addition to this, I propose the replacement name Muonajini new name for the tribe name Yangini Muona, 1993.

Keyword :

nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Yamgini, Muonajini, Yanga, Muonaja, Eucnemidae

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2008 Vol. 3 Number 2

2008 Vol. 3 Number 2