Corrigendum: Nozaki T, Maruyama M (2022) Taxonomy of Homoeusa Kraatz, 1856 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from the East Palearctic: I. Homoeusa rufescens (Sharp, 1874) and a new allied species. ZooKeys 1121: 39–58.
expand article infoTsubasa Nozaki§, Munetoshi Maruyama§
‡ Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
§ The Kyushu University Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
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We recently published the description of a new rove beetle species Homoeusa ovata (Nozaki and Maruyama 2022). However, no holotype depository is indicated in the paper. This is mandatory after 1999 according to the current International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, and the new species name would be a nomen nudum and unavailable (ICZN 1999: Art. 16.4.2). In this corrigendum, we indicate the holotype depository and its etymology, which we did not include in the original paper. We thank Dr. Alfred F. Newton (Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago) for kindly pointing out this error.

Homoeusa ovata Nozaki & Maruyama, sp. nov.

Type material. Holotype. “Mt. Maruyama / Sapporo-shi / <Hokkaido, JAPAN> / 6. VI. 1988 / M. Maruyama leg. / trail of ants” (LFcfF). Paratypes. See, Nozaki and Maruyama (2022).

Type depository. The holotype is deposited at the Kyushu University Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.

Etymology. The specific epithet ovata refers to the oval body shape of this new species.


  • ICZN [International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature] (1999) International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, Fourth Edition. The International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, London, 306 pp.
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