New names for some preoccupied specific epithets in the families Ceraphronidae, Diapriidae and Platygastridae (Hymenoptera: Parasitica)

Abstract :

According to the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN, 1999), Aphanogmus reticulatus Parr, 1960 (Ceraphronoidea: Ceraphronidae); Spilomicrus brevicornis (Kieffer, 1910); Spilomicrus kiefferi (Ogloblin, 1966); Spilomicrus maculipennis Kieffer, 1907; Spilomicrus superbus Masner, 1991; Trichopria affinis Dodd, 1915; Trichopria montana Sharma, 1979 and Trichopria spinosa Rajmohana & Narendran, 2006 (Diaprioidea: Diapriidae); Calliscelio niger (Fullaway, 1939); Gryon elegans Kononova, 2001; Gryon elongatum Mineo, 1991; Gryon longipenne Masner, 1983; Gryon oculatum Kozlov & Kononova, 2004; Idris bicolor Kononova, 1995; Macroteleia nitida Muesebeck, 1977; Opisthacantha nigriceps Dodd, 1913; Telenomus antennalis (Kononova, 1973); Telenomus brevis (Ryu, 1989); Telenomus decoratus Kononova, 2009; Telenomus impressus Kononova, 1986; Telenomus minimus Kozlov, 1967; Telenomus striatus Kononova, 1973; Trimorus brevipennis (Kieffer, 1908); Trimorus coxalis (Ashmead, 1893); Trimorus longispina Mukerjee, 1981; Trimorus pedestris (Dahl, 1912); Trimorus tananarivensis (Risbec, 1956); Trimorus varicornis (Dodd, 1914) and Trimorus varicornis (Thomson, 1859) (Platygastroidea: Platygastridae) are not correct because the specific epithets are illegitimate. Accordingly, the following replacement names are proposed for the preoccupied specific names respectively: Aphanogmus parrii nom. nov. (Ceraphronoidea: Ceraphronidae); Spilomicrus oskayi nom. nov.; Spilomicrus argentinicus nom. nov.; Spilomicrus javaensis nom. nov.; Spilomicrus masneri nom. nov.; Trichopria australiaensis nom. nov.; Trichopria sharmai nom. nov. and Trichopria indiana nom. nov. (Diaprioidea: Diapriidae); Calliscelio samoensis nom. nov.; Gryon kononovai nom. nov.; Gryon mineoi nom. nov.; Gryon masneri nom. nov.; Gryon kozlovi nom. nov.; Idris kononovai nom. nov.; Macroteleia muesebecki nom. nov.; Opisthacantha derya nom. nov.; Telenomus ukrainicus nom. nov.; Telenomus ryui nom. nov.; Telenomus kononovai nom. nov.; Telenomus russianicus nom. nov.; Telenomus moldovianus nom. nov.; Telenomus eustriatus nom. nov.; Trimorus hispanicus nom. nov.; Trimorus nihali nom. nov.; Trimorus nearcticus nom. nov.; Trimorus mukerjeei nom. nov.; Trimorus dahli nom. nov.; Trimorus madagascaricus nom. nov.; Trimorus doddi nom. nov. and Trimorus thomsoni nom. nov. (Platygastroidea: Platygastridae)

Keyword :

Nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Hymenoptera, Ceraphronidae, Diapriidae, Platygastridae

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2011 Vol. 6 Number 2

2011 Vol. 6 Number 2