New names for some preoccupied specific epithets in the superfamily Diaprioidea (Hymenoptera)

Abstract :

According to the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN, 1999), Aclista insularis (Kieffer, 1912); Aclista striolata (Kieffer, 1909); Pantoclis californicus (Kieffer, 1906); Pantoclis longipennis (Risbec, 1950) and Pantoclis sulcatus Sharma, 1980 in the subfamily Belytinae and Basalys bispinosus Rajmohana & Narendran, 2006; Spilomicrus brevicornis (Kieffer, 1910); Spilomicrus kiefferi (Ogloblin, 1966); Spilomicrus maculipennis Kieffer, 1907; Spilomicrus sulcaticeps (Dodd, 1915); Spilomicrus superbus Masner, 1991; Trichopria affinis Dodd, 1915; Trichopria atturiensis Rajmohana & Narendran, 2006; Trichopria montana Sharma, 1979 and Trichopria spinosa Rajmohana & Narendran, 2006 in the subfamily Diapriinae are not correct because the specific epithets are illegitimate. The author request the replacement names of their specific epithets and he suggest nihalia nom. nov., nottoni nom. nov., kiefferji nom. nov., risbeci nom. nov., sharmaski nom. nov., rajmohanai nom. nov., beyarslani nom. nov., ogloblini nom. nov., haticei nom. nov., doddi nom. nov., lubomiri nom. nov., novaffinis nom. nov., narendrani nom. nov., novomontana nom. nov. and neospinosa nom. nov..

Keyword :

Nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Hymenoptera, Diaprioidea, Diapriidae, Diapriinae, Belytinae

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

2010 Vol. 5 Number 2