Turka nom. nov., for the preoccupied palaearctic robber flies genus Turkiella Lehr, 1996 (Diptera: Asilidae)

Abstract :

A junior homonym was detected among the genus group names of Asilidae and the following replacement name is proposed: Turka nom. nov. for Turkiella Lehr, 1996. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in this genus. Turka cervinus (Loew, 1856) comb. nov.; Turka nudus (Lehr, 1996) comb. nov.; Turka tridentatus (Loew, 1871) comb. nov. and Turka zaitzevi (Lehr, 1996) comb. nov.


Keyword :

nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Diptera, Asilidae


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


2008 Vol. 3 Number 2