New family and genus names, Novacaroceratidae nom. nov. and Novacaroceras nom. nov., for Acaroceratidae and Acaroceras Chen, Qi & Chen, 1979 (Mollusca: Cephalopoda)

Abstract : A junior homonym was detected among the cephalopod genus group names and the following replacement name is proposed: Novacaroceras nom. nov. for Acaroceras Chen, Qi & Chen, 1979. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in this genus. Novacaroceras altocameratum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras changshanense (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras dadoushanense (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras densum (Chen & Zou, 1979) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras duibianense (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras elegantum (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras endogastrum (Chen, Qi & Chen, 1979) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras jiagouense (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras magnitubulatum (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras minus (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras minutum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras minysiphonatum (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras multiseptatum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras rectoconum (Chen, Qi & Chen, 1979) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras rectum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras semicollum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras shanbeilingense (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras stenotubulum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras subcircinatum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras taozhuangense (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras xiyangshanense (Li, 1984) comb. nov.; Novacaroceras ventrolobatum (Chen & Qi, 1980) comb. nov. and Novacaroceras zhejiangense (Li, 1984) comb. nov.. In addition, I propose the replacement name Novacaroceratidae new name for the family name Acaroceratidae
Keyword : nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Acaroceratidae, Acaroceras
Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen
Downloads : 1148


Download View 2013 Vol. 8 Number 1