Nomenclatural changes for fourteen Trilobites genera

Abstract : Fourteen junior homonyms were detected amongst the Trilobites genera and the following replacement names are proposed: Limbadiscus Korobov, 1980 for Natalina Romanenko, 1978; Kazakhius nom. nov. for Elegantaspis Ivshin, 1962; Neoiranella nom. nov. for Iranella Hupé, 1953; Suluderella nom. nov. for Mareda Kobayashi, 1942; Aldanianus nom. nov. for Comptocephalus Repina, 1964; Neodrepanura nom. nov. for Drepanura Bergeron, 1899; Kiyakius nom. nov. for Pionaspis Zhang, 1983; Galbertianus nom. nov. for Hollardia Alberti, 1964; Neograciella nom. nov. for Graciella Rozova, 1963; Samgonus nom. nov. for Lampropeltis Öpik, 1967; Atilayus nom. nov. for Deltocephalus Ogienko, 1969; Wolfartius nom. nov. for Farsia Wolfart, 1974; Neoblairella nom. nov. for Blairella Rasetti, 1965 and Neoregina nom. nov. for Regina Egorova, 1967. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in these genera respectively: Limbadiscus incitus (Romanenko, 1978) comb. nov.; Kazakhius elegantulus (Ivshin, 1962) comb. nov.; Neoiranella latefrons (King, 1937) comb. nov.; Suluderella mukazegata (Kobayashi, 1942) comb. nov.; Aldanianus mitis (Repina, 1964) comb. nov.; Neodrepanura premesnili (Bergeron, 1899) comb. nov.; Kiyakius ichthyura (Zhang, 1983) comb. nov.; Galbertianus hollardi (Alberti, 1964) comb. nov.; Neograciella graciensis (Rozova, 1963) comb. nov.; Samgonus nitens (Öpik, 1967) comb. nov.; Atilayus orientalis (Ogienko, 1969) comb. nov.; Wolfartius abundans (Wolfart, 1974) comb. nov.; Neoblairella crassimarginata (Rasetti, 1965) comb. nov. and Neoregina opipara (Egorova, 1967) comb. nov.
Keyword : nomenclatural changes, homonymy, replacement names, Trilobites
Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen
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