Nomenclatural changes for eight genus group names in Brachiopoda

Abstract : Eight junior homonyms were detected amongst the brachiopod genus group names and the following replacement names are proposed: Sartenaerus nom. nov. for Centrorhynchus Sartenaer, 1970; Gruntia nom. nov. for Boloria Grunt, 1973; Baranovus nom. nov. for Obscurella Baranov, 1991; Paleolibys nom. nov. for Libys Massa, Termier & Termier, 1974; Neosandia nom. nov. for Sandia Sutherland & Harlow, 1973; Nalivkiniella nom. nov. for Ala Nalivkin, 1979; Neopaulinella nom. nov. for Paulinella Boucot & Racheboeuf, 1987 and Paleopetria nom. nov. for Petria Mendes, 1957. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in these genus group names respectively: Sartenaerus deltidialis (Sartenaer, 1970) comb. nov.; Gruntia garmoensis (Grunt, 1973) comb. nov.; Baranovus costatus (Baranov, 1991) comb. nov.; Paleolibys hericinus (Massa, Termier & Termier, 1974) comb. nov.; Neosandia brevis (Sutherland & Harlow, 1973) comb. nov.; Nalivkiniella tau (Nalivkin, 1979) comb. nov.; Neopaulinella guerangeri (Verneuil, 1851) comb. nov.; Paleopetria coutinhoana (Derby, 1874) comb. nov.
Keyword : nomenclatural changes, homonymy, replacement names, Brachiopoda
Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen
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