New names for homonym species and genera of Ostracoda (Arthropoda: Crustacea)

Abstract : Amongst ostracod species five primary junior homonyms were detected for which the following replacement names are proposed: Xestoleberis adriatica nom. nov. for Xestoleberis obtusa Klie, 1942; Xestoleberis pratapsinghi nom. nov. for Xestoleberis obtusa Singh, 1997; Bradleya kenmckenziei nom. nov. for Bradleya mckenziei Yassini & Jones, 1995; Carbonita rogerkaesleri nom. nov. for Carbonita ovata Retrum & Kaesler, 2005; and Carbonita eskridgensis nom. nov. for Carbonita triangulata Retrum & Kaesler, 2005. Amongst ostracod genera four primary junior homonyms were detected for which the following replacement names are proposed: Raybatella nom. nov. for Batella Khosla, Jakhar & Mohammed, 1997; Mendelgrammia nom. nov. for Grammia Kotschetkova, 1980; Bakharevilla nom. nov. for Furcilla Bakharev, 1988; and Dickhoarea nom. nov. for Kendrickia Hoare, 2008. Finally, the case of Delosia Gailite, 1967 is analysed for which Cemalia Özdikmen, 2010 is the valid substitutional name.
Keyword : nomenclatural changes, junior homonyms, replacement names, Ostracoda
Author(s) : , E. K. Kempf
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