Substitute names for some preoccupied leaf beetles genus group names described by L. N. Medvedev (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Abstract :

Recently six junior homonym genus group names were detected among the leaf beetle genus group names. All names were described by L. N. Medvedev (Russia). So, the following replacement names are herein proposed: Medvedevella nom. nov. for Smaragdinella Medvedev, 1971; Medvedevlevna nom. nov. for Jacobsonia Medvedev, 1970; Levnma nom. nov. for Martinella Medvedev, 2000; Novascuta nom. nov. for Ascuta Medvedev, 1997; Neoblepharella nom. nov. for Blepharella Medvedev, 1999 and Euplatysphaera nom. nov. for Platysphaera Medvedev, 2001.

Keyword :

nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Chrysomelidae, Clytrinae, Chrysomelinae, Galerucinae, Alticinae

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

2008 Vol. 3 Number 2