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New replacement name for Chrysotus infirmus Wei, Zhang & Zhou, 2014 (Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Diaphorinae)
expand article infoZhou Zheng-Xiang
‡ College of Agriculture, Anshun University, Guizhou, China
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Abstract

Chrysotus weii Zhou, nom. n., the new replacement name is proposed for the species Chrysotus infirmus Wei, Zhang & Zhou, 2014 (Diptera: Brachycera: Dolichopodidae: Diaphorinae), which was preoccupied by Chrysotus infirmus Parent, 1933.

Keywords

Diptera, Dolichopodid, Chrysotus, homonym, replacement name

Introduction

Wei, Zhang & Zhou (2014) described the dolichopodid species Chrysotus infirmus from Guizhou Province, China. However, the scientific name was preoccupied by Chrysotus infirmus Parent, 1933. Thus, the scientific name Chrysotus infirmus Wei, Zhang & Zhou, 2014 is a junior primary homonym of the species Chrysotus infirmus Parent, 1933. According to Article 60.3 and 57.2 of the ICZN, the new replacement name Chrysotus weii Zhou, nom. n. for Chrysotus infirmus Wei, Zhang & Zhou, 2014 is proposed.

Result

Chrysotus weii Zhou, nom. n.

Chrysotus infirmus Wei, Zhang & Zhou, 2014: 55. Preoccupied by Parent 1933:179.

Etymology

Specific epithet is dedicated to Prof . Wei Lianmeng, for his contributions to the systematic work of Chinese Diptera.

Distribution

China (Guizhou).

Summary of nomenclatural changes

Chrysotus weii Zhou, nom. n.= Chrysotus infirmus Wei, Zhang & Zhou, 2014 (nec Parent, 1933)

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the Joint Science and Technology Fundation from Guizhou Province (LKA[2013]12, [2015]7689), and the Talents Team for Technology Innovation of Resource Entomology ([2015]71), and Key Laboratory for Information System and Development and Utilization of Insect Resources of Guizhou, Anshun University, Anshun, Guizhou, P. R. China.

References

  • International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1999) International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. Fourth edition adopted by the International Union of Biological Sciences. International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, London, xxix + 306 pp.
  • Parent O (1933) Nouvelle étude sur les Diptères Dolichopodides de la région australienne. Annales de la Société Scientifique de Bruxelles (B) 53: 170–187.
  • Wei LM, Lei Z, Zhou ZX (2014) A review of the genus Chrysotus Meigen (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from China with definition of papuanus group. Oriental Insects 48: 187–298. doi: 10.1080/00305316.2015.1005960