Substitute names for some preoccupied longhorned beetles genus group names described by S. Breuning (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)

Abstract :

Six junior homonym genus group names were detected among the longhorned beetle genus group names. All names were described by S. Breuning. So, the following replacement names are herein proposed: Mindanaona nom. nov. for Brachyelasma Breuning, 1958; Novorondonia nom. nov. for Rondonia Breuning, 1962; Papuanomenyllus nom. nov. for Paramenyllus Breuning, 1978; Hefferniella nom. nov. for Parazelota Breuning, 1938; Mustafaia nom. nov. for Shelfordia Breuning, 1954 and Zambiana nom. nov. for Trichexocentroides Breuning, 1979.


Keyword :

nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae


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


2008 Vol. 3 Number 2